Idomeni exodus complicates management of refugee crisis for gov't

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Refugees
Photo via @BabarBloch
Photo via @BabarBloch

A breakout from the Idomeni refugee camp by hundreds of people on Sunday, before they were later arrested in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), has added to the challenges faced by the government in dealing with the crisis.

The failure of Greek authorities to stop the exodus has angered officials in FYROM and relations between the two countries, which are already tense as Skopje’s decision to bar entry to refugees has added to the ill-feeling that is a permanent feature of...

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