The President of the United States Donald trump explained his statement about the problems in Sweden because of immigrants. He said on Twitter that his words were based on the story of the Fox News channel.
“My statement regarding what is happening in Sweden, was based on transmission of Fox News, which touched on the theme of immigrants and Sweden,” wrote trump.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
19 February 2017, 21:57
Press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer, in turn, also said that the President was referring to the increase in crime because of the refugees as a whole and not any particular incident, reports Reuters.
Previously, the Stockholm asked US to explain trump’s words about what happened in Sweden on Friday, February 17.
18 Feb trump spoke to supporters in Florida. During his speech, he mentioned an incident with migrants in a European country. “Look, last night happened in Sweden. In Sweden! Who would have thought? The country adopted a large number of refugees, and with them the problems that they had no idea,” said the American leader.
In 2015 the EU, the crisis erupted because of the influx of refugees. According to the International organization for migration (IOM), for the year came to Europe more than a million displaced.