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    A French government official recently revealed to Sputnik just how easy it is for people to move from Syria right past border security and into the heart of Europe.

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    "I am a bit surprised that every time I go to Syria, nobody questions me," Damien Rieu of SOS Chrétiens d'Orient, who also serves as deputy PR director of administration for the French city of Beaucaire, told Sputnik. "Nobody checks me, when I return home."

    Video footage Rieu recorded at the French border shows him putting his passport into a reader and putting his finger on a scanner. This fully automated procedure takes less time than brushing your teeth.

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