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Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 11:06
Migrant Crisis: Austria Sets Asylum Claims Cap And Transit Limit
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Austria will impose a daily quota on asylum claims and limit the flux of migrants travelling through the country.

Officials say 80 asylum applications will be accepted each day, and a maximum of 3,200 people will be allowed to travel through Austria.

The measures will be introduced on Friday.

The country has become a major transit route for migrants seeking to claim asylum in Germany.

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