Germany has decided to start returning newly arrived asylum seekers to Greece, effectively reversing a five-year suspension of the European Union’s Dublin rules that require refugees to apply for asylum in the first EU member state they enter.

The Dublin rules were suspended in 2011 owing to the poor conditions in Greece.

In an interview with the Agence France-Presse (AFP), German interior ministry spokesman, Tobias Plate, said Germany would reinstate the Dublin rules in March and return n...


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