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U.N. says Greece has no right to stop accepting asylum requests

Reuters Monday, 2 March 2020
The United Nation's refugee agency said on Monday that Greece had no right to stop accepting asylum applications as Athens struggled with a sudden increase of arrivals at its border of Middle East refugees and migrants from Turkey.
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News video: Greece cancels asylum as Turkey lets migrants travel towards Europe

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Greece is suspending all asylum applications after Turkey allowed migrants to head towards Europe.View on euronews

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