Portugal vows to take in 1,000 refugees from Greek camps

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Τρίτη, 12 Μαρτίου 2019
Portugal vows to take in 1,000 refugees from Greek camps

Αuthor: infomigrants.net | 12 March 2019

The Greek Migration Ministry said Friday it had concluded a bilateral agreement with Portugal to relocate 1,000 people with a right to asylum. The first phase will start with 100 persons.

Greece and Portugal signed an agreement last week over the relocation of 1,000 refugees to Portugal, the Greek Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas said Friday.

The first 100 refugees to be transferred in the "pilot phase" will be mainly families and other vulnerable persons "granted and/or seeking international protection who are currently in camps," Vitsas announced on his Facebook page. No information about the exact date was given. 

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