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EU says Netherlands 'cannot opt out' of bloc's asylum system


EU spokesperson Eric Mamer seems to pour cold water over a potential Dutch opt-out of the bloc's asylum system, saying "you cannot opt out of EU legislation... We are working on the basis of existing treaties and existing legislation". Speaking to AFP earlier on Thursday, Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders vowed to enact the country's strictest asylum policy ever. SOUNDBITE

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