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Asylum seekers come flooding to Finland – What’s Ahead? – Follow the live broadcast at 13:15
ISTV broadcast live how Finland responds to the increase in the number of asylum seekers?-press conference, starting at 13.15.
Europe is shaking under the avalanche of asylum seekers which is also being felt in Finland. In July, 1479 applicants for asylum were made in Finland, which is four times more than in July of last year.The growth has continued to soar in August. How will Finland respond to the increase in the number of asylum seekers? Discussing this will be the Interior Minister Peter Orpo, Deputy Director General Matti Sarasmaa (Border Guard), Police Inspector Jukka Hertell (asylum investigation), Director General Jaana Vuorio (Immigration Service) and Head of Domestic Preparedness Leena Kämäräinen (Finnish Red Cross).