Greece seeks answers to migration crisis after EU ultimatum

Under fire over its handling of the EU’s migration surge, Greece cannot hope to manage the influx unless Brussels and neighbouring Turkey keep their side of the bargain, experts say. The European Commission on Wednesday blasted Greece for “seriously” neglecting its border obligations and gave Athens three months to remedy the problem. A damning EU report researched in November found insufficient registering and fingerprinting of migrants entering Greece from Turkey, the main gateway for refugees fleeing war in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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