Austria to build Slovenia border fence to 'control' migrant flow

A man jumps over a fence as migrants and refugees walk to cross the Slovenian-Austrian border into Spielfeld on October 25, 2015 in SentiljAustria will build a fence along its border with fellow EU member Slovenia to slow down the migrant flow, Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said Wednesday. Both countries are part of the passport-free Schengen zone and have been key transit countries for tens of thousands of refugees and migrants desperately seeking to reach northern Europe via the Balkans.

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