Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven warns of 'very tough' negotiations during an interview with The Associated Press, in Stockholm, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
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Sweden's prime minister said Friday he wants to curb labor migration to the Scandinavian country to provide more jobs for its own unemployed, including refugees accepted in recent years.A country of almost 10 million people, Sweden took in 244,000 asylum seekers in 2014 and 2015, the highest number per capita in Europe.Lofven said there were 100,000 jobs available in Sweden and some 300,000 jobless workers.Around four percent of people in Sweden aged 15-29 were either unemployed or not attending school in 2016, according to Statistics Sweden.
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