Author: sputniknews.com | 24 November 2018
The statement comes as Europe has been experiencing the worst migration crisis in its history; more than 110,000 migrants and refugees arrived in the EU by sea last year. Greece and Italy have been particularly overwhelmed, as they often serve as the arrival points for refugees.
Greece's Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Georgios Katrougalos has described refugees as present-day scapegoats of the ongoing crisis in Europe, where he said "inequalities" are on the rise.
Addressing the Reasserting Europe's Values seminar in Athens, Katrougalos lambasted austerity policies pursued by an array of European countries, such as Greece and the UK. Read more>>>