Sweden Extends Border Controls, Citing “Continued Threat To Public Order”

Posted on February 10, 2019 10:35 pm

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A few short months after Sweden was harshly criticized over its border controls in a Schengen report released in September, the country announced this week that it will extend border control measures for an additional three months.

“The decision is based on the government’s assessment that there is a threat to public order and internal security in Sweden,” a government press release stated. 

In autumn 2015, Sweden introduced border checks on car and train traffic at the Öresund Bridge, as well as at ports in Varberg, Gothenburg, Malmö, Helsingborg and Trelleborg. The measures were in response to the