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Quick Hit: Greek Police Remove Migrants from Macedonian Border

Macedonia has announced new restrictions barring migrants and refugees who are not from Iraq or Syria, causing a bottleneck of asylum seekers.
February 23, 2016, 10:12pm

Greek police on Tuesday rounded up dozens of Afghan and Iranian migrants and refugees near the country's northern border and put them on buses bound for the capital Athens. Macedonia has tightened border controls, refusing entry to Afghans and making it more difficult for Iraqis and Syrians to reach Western Europe without the appropriate documentation.

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