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27th Jun 2022

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Sweden to introduce age tests for migrants

Swedish authorities will carry out age tests to determine whether asylum seekers are over 18. According to the Migration Agency, 18,000 people could be tested, while there are doubts on the age of 70 percent of people who say they are under 18 in order to get better asylum conditions. Justice and migration minister Morgan Johansson said the tests should be done "as early as possible" in the asylum process.

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Expect Czech EU presidency to downgrade V4 priorities

The Czech Republic is already in the throes of an extremely difficult period — several waves of Covid, high inflation, energy fears, an influx of Ukrainian refugees and a Prague corruption scandal. Now it has the EU presidency.

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G7, Nato, gas anxiety and Ukraine top This WEEK

EU energy ministers and environment ministers are expected to reach common positions on different aspects of the Fit for 55 package — as the continent is increasingly worried about energy prices and future supplies.

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