Nigel Farage denied "stirring up hysteria" on Romanian migrants and said he had no problem with the citizens of the Balkan nation.
The UKIP leader told Good Morning Britain when he made his comments about Romanians living next door he was addressing newspaper headlines "run by our biggest tabloids, week after week", and not scaremongering.
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