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  • Idomeni clash broadens fronts on which Greece has to tackle refugee crisis

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Another layer in the complexity of dealing with the refugee crisis resurfaced for the Greek government on Sunday, when an attempt by dozens of migrants to cross the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) increased diplomatic tension between the two countries.

  • Declining flow of refugees gives struggling government some hope

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    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.

  • Brussels attacks prompt fears in Athens over handling of refugee crisis

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Athens strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Brussels and expressed its “profound grief at this heinous crime” but is seriously concerned about the consequences this may have on the refugee crisis and especially on the implementation of the EU–Turkey deal secured in the Belgian capital last week.

  • Photo via @NatashaBertaud Greek relief at EU-Turkey refugee deal but heavy lifting lies ahead

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared himself satisfied with the outcome of Friday’s EU-Turkey summit on refugees and said its content, particularly the references to the accession chapters that will open for Ankara, represented a diplomatic victory for Athens.

  • Photo via EU External Action Service Greece braces for complex EU-Turkey summit on refugee plan

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    Athens broadly agrees with what European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday following talks in Nicosia and Ankara that the migrant deal “still needs to be rebalanced so as to be accepted by all 28 member states and the EU institutions.”

  • Photo via @BabarBloch Idomeni exodus complicates management of refugee crisis for gov't

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    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.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Refugees crisis grows in Greece as EU-Turkey deal hangs in balance

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    The Greek government faces a tense few days before the second EU-Turkey summit on Thursday and Friday this week as there are still doubts about whether an agreement for refugees to be resettled directly from Turkey, which is seen as reducing flows to Greece, will be reached.

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