'Hotspot' migrant centres to open in Greece this week

Migrants and refugees board a train heading to Serbia from the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija on February 14, 2016Greece will open four migrant registration centres in time for an EU summit this week, a government source told AFP on Monday, as Athens comes under heavy pressure to control the massive influx to Europe. EU member states on Friday gave Greece a three-month ultimatum to remedy “deficiencies” in controlling the influx, or effectively face suspension from the Schengen passport-free zone.

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