Migrant crisis: Turkey and Greece to discuss deal as influx continues

Officials from Turkey and Greece are set to discuss how to implement last week's deal on migrant repatriation.

Under the agreement between the EU and Turkey, migrants arriving in Greece are now expected to be sent back to Turkey if they do not apply for asylum or their claim is rejected.

But Greece still lacks the manpower to process all the new asylum-seekers.

Some 875 migrants arrived in Greece overnight Saturday to Sunday as the deal came into effect.

They are expected to be transferred to temporary camps on the mainland. Read more...

Source: bbc.com

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