Police rejects pushback accusations, says foreigners abusing asylum rules

Ljubljana, 10 July - The Slovenian police has again rejected accusations that it has been engaging in legally dubious forced rejection of asylum seekers on the south-eastern border with Croatia. It argued on Tuesday that the returns to Croatia are a result of most foreigners abusing rules by announcing but not filing asylum applications.

The Kolpa river on the border between Slovenia and Croatia.
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