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Greece: Central Macedonia governor urges EU to act on refugee crisis01:45

Greece: Central Macedonia governor urges EU to act on refugee crisis

Greece, Idomeni
March 22, 2016 at 20:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Governor of Central Macedonia Apostolos G. Tzitzikostas urged the European Union to address the refugee crisis during a visit to the Idomeni refugee camp, Tuesday.

"All these immigrants, about 50,000 today, are in Greece and they cannot go anywhere because the borders in the north are closed. We urge the world and the European Union to act and act soon," Tzitzikostas said.

Around 14,000 refugees remain stranded in Idomeni, with Doctors Without Borders having warned that the health of the refugees has worsened since Macedonian authorities closed the country's borders with Greece.

Greece: Central Macedonia governor urges EU to act on refugee crisis01:45
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Governor of Central Macedonia Apostolos G. Tzitzikostas urged the European Union to address the refugee crisis during a visit to the Idomeni refugee camp, Tuesday.

"All these immigrants, about 50,000 today, are in Greece and they cannot go anywhere because the borders in the north are closed. We urge the world and the European Union to act and act soon," Tzitzikostas said.

Around 14,000 refugees remain stranded in Idomeni, with Doctors Without Borders having warned that the health of the refugees has worsened since Macedonian authorities closed the country's borders with Greece.

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