Thousands of pro-refugee supporters rally in Gothenburg

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Around 10,000 pro-refugee protesters rallied in Sweden's second largest city of Gothenburg on Wednesday, calling on the Swedish government to welcome refugees. The demonstrators filled the Gotaplatsen square holding flags and banners supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The event comes after a meeting between Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday, where the two leaders urged EU member states to accept a system of refugee quotas.