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EU Asylum Totals 76,000

(CN) - A total of 76,000 people were granted asylum in Europe last year, with the largest percentage coming from Iraq. The EU's statistical agency said France, Germany and the United Kingdom accepted the largest number of asylum seekers. Mediterranean countries such as Greece and Spain accepted the fewest. Denmark accepted 890, compared to France with 11,500 and Spain with only 290 grants of asylum.

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