A majority of politicians in the Danish parliament have voted for a proposal that could see Danish asylum claims processed in countries overseas by creating asylum reception centres abroad.
The new proposal will make it legal for the Danish government to create asylum reception centres overseas, with Minister for Immigration and Integration Mattias Tesfaye having had discussions with the Rwandan government to create a centre recently.
Initially, the Liberal Party was reluctant to sign on to the idea, with the party’s immigration spokesman Mads Fuglede saying that the parliament needed to have a legal basis before the government should enter into any agreements with foreign countries, Berlingske reports.
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Minister for Immigration and Integration Tesfaye noted earlier this week that any agreement made with another country on the issue