Athens asks Ankara to help reduce the migrant flow

Written by on December 18, 2015 in Europe - Comments Off on Athens asks Ankara to help reduce the migrant flow

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels on Thursday on the sidelines of a EU summit on the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis.

The Greek premier said the two countries were working together with regard to reducing the refugee and migrant flow.

Tsipras asked Davutopglu specifically to register the migrants arriving in Turkey and provide the Greek authorities  with  monthly or even weekly updates, because the influx of refugees “condemned” to be trapped in Greece rises every day after the EU decision to accept only Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis.

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