Countries on refugee route agree joint refugee profiling at Macedonia-Greek border

Police chiefs from Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Serbia and Macedonia agreed at their meeting in Zagreb on Thursday to start jointly profiling and registering refugees at the Macedonian-Greece border, as of today.

They also agreed to organise transport of refugees from Gevgelija on the Macedonian border to Austria, each country on its route.

According to a joint conclusion, signed by all countries participating in the meeting, every country will conduct their separate controls of refugees. They will also ask Bulgaria and Albania to join in those efforts, because pressure could be exerted on those countries in case of the complete closure of the Greece-Macedonian border.

Croatian chief of police Vlado Dominic said that they did not agree quotas regarding how many refugees each country would let in.

Last update: Thu, 18/02/2016 - 14:32

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