Denmark Introduces Border Controls with Germany to Curb Migrant Flow

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Bulgaria: Denmark Introduces Border Controls with Germany to Curb Migrant Flow Hours before Denmark's decision was announced, this photo shows security staff checking IDs at Kastrups train station outside Copenhagen, Denmark, January 04, 2015. EPA/BGNES

Denmark has announced it is closing its border with Germany, daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports.

The development is a reaction to Sweden's move, hours earlier, to introduce passport control with Denmark, the newspaper quotes the country's PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen.

The measures is in force "starting immediately".

Stockholm earlier announced its decision about the Sweden-Denmark border as a move to restrict the migrant flow into the country, one of the most desired destinations of asylum seekers.

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