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Greece requests EU money for migrant surge

05.09.14 @ 08:46

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Greece on Thursday requested €63 million from the EU in emergency funding to help it manage a sharp rise in the number of migrants fleeing wars, persecution, and poverty, reports AFP. "The situation has reached a dangerous level," said Greek Minister for Mercantile Marine, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis.