Austrians in Greece write to their government in Vienna about the refugee crisis

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Migrants and refugees walk after disembarking from a ferry coming from the Greek islands of the north-eastern Aegean sea in the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, 08 March 2016.

Austrians in Greece write to their government in Vienna about the refugee crisis


In an open letter to the Austrian government, Austrians living in Greece wrote to protest over their homeland’s role in border closures against refugees.

The letter, which was widely published in the media, says: “Austrians living and working in Greece, who feel deeply connected with this country, appeal to the Austrian government to take a more responsible position in dealing with the refugee crisis. Instead of putting on blinkers, pretending that by closing the borders the problem will go a...


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