Number of Migrants Rises in Greece as EU Fails in Relocation Efforts

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Τρίτη, 12 Μαρτίου 2019
Number of Migrants Rises in Greece as EU Fails in Relocation Efforts

Author: Nick Kampouris | greekreporter.com | 12 March 2019

More than five thousand refugees and migrants came to Greece during the first sixty-three days of 2019, according to the most recent data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

A total of 3,634 individuals reached the Greek shores by sea, out of a total of 5,137 refugees and migrants who entered the country from January 1 to March 4, 2019.

Greek Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas has confirmed that the number of refugees and migrants now living in Greece is more than 70,000. Read more>>>