UN warns of winter ‘tragedy’ if EU fails to speed up refugee response

EU failure to register asylum seekers in Greece and relocate them across the EU means winter suffering as Syrians will continue walking across Macedonia and Serbia – UNHCR. The EU “hotspot” system isn’t likely to work because it focuses on detention and deportation rather than reception,
registration, asylum approval/rejection and then reallocation of approved refugees across the EU for resettlement.




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