Fragility of summit pledge for border status quo already evident

PoliticsGreek Politics
Photo by Valerie Everett
Photo by Valerie Everett

Although the Greek government emerged relatively pleased from the European Council that ended on Friday, by Monday it was already clear that Greece will be living on the edge until the EU and Turkey sit down to discuss the refugee crisis at a special summit on March 6.

Athens complained on Monday that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is not allowing Afghans to cross from Greece, creating a build-up of people at the Idomeni border crossing.

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