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Swedish police officers: Fox News edited our statements

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After the U.S. President Donald Trump referenced Sweden at a campaign rally in Florida, his ambiguous reference was questioned in Sweden.

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"You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?" Trump then said.

Trump later clarified his comment by saying it was in response to a Fox News report on Sweden's crime rate reportedly attributed to refugees and immigration.

The two Swedish police officers interviewed for Fox News by Ami Horowitz said their testimony was taken out of context.

Anders Göranzon, one of the officers, said the interview was about areas with high crime rates and that "there wasn't any focus on migration or immigration."

"We don't stand behind it. It shocked us. He has edited the answers," Göranzon said of the Fox News report. "We were answering completely different questions in the interview. This is bad journalism."