Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen speaking at a press conference after the explosions last week

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Mette Frederiksen was elected as prime minister in June 2019

The Danish prime minister has pledged to tighten controls at the Swedish border immediately after two bomb blasts in Copenhagen this week.

Two Swedish males have been charged more than the attacks.

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen mentioned she wanted to guard Denmark in a “improved and smarter way”.

“We can not have a scenario exactly where you can travel from Sweden to Denmark and location dynamite in the middle of our capital,” she mentioned.

“The target is the criminals – it really is not the quite a few commuters or people today who travel across the nation,” Ms Frederiksen added.

Two explosions hit Copenhagen final week, a single at a police station on Saturday and a single outdoors the national tax agency 3 days earlier.

A single particular person was injured.

A single of the suspects, who is aged 22, was arrested in the Swedish city of Malmö, just more than the border from Denmark.

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Forensics operating at the police station that was hit by an explosion

An international arrest warrant has been issued for the other man, a 23-year-old.

Ms Frederiksen, who was elected in June, mentioned it was clear that the incident was linked to Sweden but acknowledged that Denmark also has “challenges at household”.

“In this government, we want the police to have the tools they require,” she mentioned.

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Sweden and Denmark are connected by the Oresund Bridge more than a 16 km (10 mile) strait.

Each nations are in the European Union and the Schengen passport-totally free travel region.

In response to the European migrant crisis in 2016, Sweden clamped down on border controls by imposing ID checks.

Denmark introduced equivalent regulations at the German border but not the Swedish side.

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