The following is an excerpt from rt.com | January 4, 2016 |
Sweden and Denmark tightened border controls on Monday to cope with the flow of refugees coming through Germany, delivering yet another blow to the idea of a European Union without state lines.
The measure had an almost instant effect as just a single refugee arrived by train across the bridge-and-tunnel link from Denmark by midday Monday, Ewa-Gun Westford, a Swedish police spokeswoman, said.
During the peak of the migrant crisis in autumn, over 1,000 asylum seekers crossed the bridge to Sweden on a daily basis.
This is the first time that border checks between Sweden and Denmark have been introduced since the 1950s.
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