EU migration pact meets with lukewarm reception in Athens

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: EC, European Union, Migration, New Democracy, Refugees, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The European Commission’s proposal for a new migration pact, touted by commissioners as a "a proper single cohesive migration policy", has been received in Athens with guarded enthusiasm.

The proposal, put forward in the aftermath of the fire at Moria camp on Lesvos which intensified the housing crisis for asylum seekers in Greece, attempts to provide a new mechanism for managing migration into the EU to replace the existing arrangement ...

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