Peter Dutton swipes at Canada as he defends Australia's slow response to refugee crisis

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Immigration minister says Canada has ‘very different approach’ to security when asked why it was able to settle 30,000 refugees compared to Australia’s 3,500

Peter Dutton has excused his department’s slow processing of Syrian and Iraqi refugees, suggesting other faster countries were not taking the same security precautions.

Australia has been criticised for only settling 3,532 people after former prime minister Tony Abbott pledged one year ago to take in 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

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