Greece to employ loudspeakers at border after rumour chaos

Migrants behind the fence at the Macedonian-Greek border on March 27, 2016, where thousands are stranded by the Balkan border blockadeGreece said Monday it would make use of loudspeakers at a migrants’ camp on the Macedonia frontier to dispel “irresponsible rumours” that the border is about to reopen. “We are trying to step up efforts to address refugees and migrants in their own language and without an intermediary,” said Giorgos Kyritsis, spokesman for the government’s coordination panel on the migration. On Sunday, several hundred migrants, including people in wheelchairs or carrying babies, dashed for the border following rumours it would be opened.

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