Greece will close three of the largest refugee camps

Греция закроет три крупнейших лагеря для беженцев

Instead of camps on the Islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios will be “identification centers” for migrants, who have no chance to obtain asylum. The remaining refugees would be sent to the mainland.The Greek authorities plan to close three of the largest refugee camps on the Islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios. Instead, they should be created a “center-out and identification”, said the representative of the government of the Republic on a press-conferences on Wednesday, November 20.

It is expected that these centers will place migrants with no prospects to obtain shelter, which is necessary to return home. We are talking about the camps that the refugees were forbidden to leave, said Agency dpa. While migrants who have the chance to obtain asylum, will send to mainland Greece.

Camp for migrants on the Greek Islands has been repeatedly criticized for overcrowding, which only worsens the sanitary conditions of life of refugees. In September in the camp of “Moria” on the island of Lesvos several times to fires.The EU operates the Dublin agreement according to which to examine the claims of aliens for asylum shall first EU country in which I drove the Challenger.

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