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Declining flow of refugees gives struggling government some hope
There have been some encouraging signs over the last few days that the European Union’s agreement with Turkey may be leading to a drop in the number of refugees crossing to Greece, thereby easing the pressure on the government.
According to reports, just 17 refugees and migrants stepped off the ferry that arrived at Piraeus on Monday from Chios and Lesvos. Usually, there are dozens or hundreds of migrants on these crossings.
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