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Migrants Stranded in Greece

With thousands of migrants stranded at Greece’s main commercial port in Piraeus, an official in Brussels said the European migrant crisis was “heading toward anarchy.”

5. (SOUNDBITE) (German) LUXEMBOURG’S FOREIGN MINISTER, JEAN ASSELBORN, SAYING:“In terms of migration the European Union no longer has a clear line. We are heading towards anarchy.”BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (FEBRUARY 25, 2016) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)6. VARIOUS OF GERMAN INTERIOR MINISTER, THOMAS DE MAIZIERE, TALKING TO JOURNALISTSBRUSSELS, BELGIUM (FEBRUARY 25, 2016) (EBS - ACCESS ALL)7. (SOUNDBITE) (German) GERMAN INTERIOR MINISTER, THOMAS DE MAIZIERE, SAYING:“The “policy of waving through” means that problems are solved at the expense of other countries, such as Germany. That’s unacceptable and we will not put up with this in the long run. Our common goal is that we reinforce the external border between Greece and Turkey to such an extent that the number of refugees is significantly reduced.”PIRAEUS, GREECE Greece’s main commercial port is plagued by a large migrant buildup after travel to the border is halted.(SOUNDBITE) (English) SYRIAN MIGRANT HUDA, AGED 23, FROM DAMASCUS SAYING:“We got no place to sit even, and we have kids, and we got nothing with us, so I don’t know what our destiny is going to be, where we are going to be moved in, some people say a lot of things, make us worried, and... like the border is closing, and I don’t know, I don’t know. A lot of things make us more and more and more tired. And we only need these things to be solved, and to know what should we do. We can’t like, only sleep in the streets, and we don’t know what to do.”

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Migrants Stranded in Greece

By REUTERS February 25, 2016

With thousands of migrants stranded at Greece’s main commercial port in Piraeus, an official in Brussels said the European migrant crisis was “heading toward anarchy.”

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