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From file: The images of people camping outside the Ter Apel asylum reception center has sparked fury across The Netherlands | Photo: Vincent Jannink/picture alliance
From file: Denmark  wants people seeking asylum to be transferred to reception centers outside the European Union (EU) while their requests are being processed| Photo: Jens Dresling/AP Photo/picture alliance
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer visit a border police station in Elhovo, near the Bulgarian-Turkish border, Bulgaria January 23, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Stoyan Nenov
The Greek-Turkish border fence, built to prevent migrant crossings, is to be extended. January 21, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Alexandros Avramidis
The number of irregular crossings on the Central Mediterranean migration route increased by half in 2022 | Photo: Vincenzo Circosta/AA/picture alliance
 A meeting of the European Council in Brussels. IOM looks forward to cooperating with the Swedish EU Presidency during its six-month term | Photo: Archive ANSA / European Union.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said relationships with Serbia were at an all-time high | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. von Jutrczenka
Austrian border authorities have noted a drop irregular crossings
From file: Bulgarian border policemen patrol the border fence using dogs | Photo: Vassil Donev/dpa/picture-alliance
Despite being EU member states, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia are not part of the Schengen zone | Photo: Udo Herrmann/CHROMORANGE/picture alliance
Sweden, with a population of just under 10 million, limited migration after more than 160,000 people applied for asylum in 2015 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Ekstromer
President Sergio Mattarella during his speech, at the opening ceremony of the eighth edition of the international conference Rome MED Dialogue, on December 2, 2022 | Photo: ANSA