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Refugees and migrants arriving in Austria will soon be given a folder as they cross the border, containing information about European fundamental rights and freedoms, and urged to comply with them.

This is part of a package of EU-wide measures which are being put together at a conference in Sarajevo, at which Austria's Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner is a keynote speaker.

The idea for the information folder comes from an Austrian initiative which was conceived for migrants arriving from the West Balkans in 2010. It stresses the values of tolerance and inclusion.


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