FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Moroccan workers walk past the construction site of the country's first IKEA store outside Casablanca, Morocco. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, File)
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Austria announced Monday it will place six nations including Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia on its list of "safe countries of origin", as it seeks to curb the number of economic migrants.Last month, neighboring Germany -- the favored destination for most migrants -- also declared Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia safe countries of origin.The combined number of arrivals in Austria from Algeria and Morocco remains well below the 2,000-mark -- a tiny fraction of the 55,000 Syrians and Iraqis who sought asylum between January and November last year.
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