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Austria defies push for EU migrant solution with new border controls

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Refugees and migrants walk down a road to cross the Slovenian-Austrian border, near the village of Spielfeld, Sentilj, Slovenia, February 16, 2016. Christian Bruna/EPA
The measures will be implemented at 12 existing checkpoints along frontiers with Italy, Slovenia and Hungary to slow down the influx

VIENNA, Austria (Feb. 17, 2016) — Austria announced Tuesday, February 16, it would step up controls along its southern borders, edging closer to Eastern countries in their defiance of Germany’s push for a European solution to the migrant crisis.

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