Release of refugees creates new difficulties for minister

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: KINAL, Migration, New Democracy, Refugees
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The government’s handling of the migration issue is coming under scrutiny again after hundreds of asylum seekers gathered in public spaces in Athens after being told they could leave the refugee camps on the Aegean islands.

Greek authorities made it known months ago that they aimed to reduce overcrowding at the island facilities by allowing people who have given refugee status to leave. They also stated that refugees housed in apartments and hotels would be given a grace p...

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