Germany extends checks at Austrian border for six months

FILE PHOTO: German police officers control a car at a permanent checkpoint on the motorway between the Austrian and German border in Kiefersfelden, Germany July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will extend temporary controls at its border with Austria for six months due to concerns the EU’s external frontiers are not sufficiently protected, the interior ministry said on Friday. Germany coordinated the decision with Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, a ministry spokeswoman said. The Danish government made a similar announcement on […]

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