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Sweden fails to cut number of 'vulnerable EU migrants'

A man begs with a sign asking for work. Photo: Emil Langvad/TT

Published: 17.Feb.2019 13:41 hrs

The number of homeless beggars from Romania and Bulgaria living in Sweden is as high as it was three years ago, according to the new government figures.

"There are around 4,500 to 5,000 vulnerable EU citizens currently in Sweden," Claes Ling-Vannerus, Sweden's national coordinator on the issue, told Swedish state broadcaster SVT.
 
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