Refugee crisis or a Greek failure?


Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur (L) and Greek EU commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos of Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship speaks during a closing press conference following the Informal Justice and Home Affairs Council at the Scheepsvaartmuseum (Maritime Museum) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25 January 2016.

Austria wants Greece to use it navy to keep refugees out, but has yet to specify how

The Interior Ministers of the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Belgium were putting pressure on Greece on Monday; the demand is to keep asylum seekers outside the Schengen zone, register and delay the flow of refugees, or face the threat of a new kind of Grexit. Meanwhile, the Schengen zone is in effect disrupted by a series of temporary border control measures across Europe.

European Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, insists that exclusion from the Schengen zone is not on ...

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