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Asylum seekers enter Finland from Russia using World Cup IDs

The asylum seekers, of Nigerian, Moroccan and Chinese nationality, crossed the border into Finland from World Cup host Russia.


Asylum seekers enter Finland from Russia using World Cup IDs
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Five people have entered Finland illegally with the help of soccer World Cup fan identity documents and subsequently applied for asylum, the Finnish border guard told Reuters on Wednesday.

The asylum seekers, of Nigerian, Moroccan and Chinese nationality, crossed the border into Finland from World Cup host Russia, which has provided match ticket holders with visa-free entry, the border guard said.

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