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23.03.2017 - 10: 08

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Greece: the country was on the brink of possible refugee reception

Greece is the first country in the EU in the path of the refugees from Turkey.

Greece needs more help from their partners in the European Union in addressing the refugee crisis, the country was on the verge of possibilities. This was stated by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State Nikos Kotzias in the interview, which was published in the German newspaper Welt.

"The new migration wave this summer will be over for us, Greece is on the very edge of their capabilities," - he said.

"The Europeans have done a lot but we urgently need more support from the European Union to address the refugee crisis, most European countries is taken away from us too few workers, and support in the processing of applications -.. Only a small fraction of what was promised" , - said the head of Kotzias.

Greece is the first country in the EU in the path of the refugees from Turkey. According to European law, namely Athens are responsible for the registration and accommodation of foreigners. Under the new arrangements in all Community countries until September to be distributed around 160 thousand. Workers. This development is the head of the Greek Foreign Ministry called the "optimistic scenario".

A source: TASS

Author: Anton Dolgunov

Tags: Greece, Refugees, Politics, Europe, Migration, EU