After the closure of the Balkan Route some people claimed that the majority of the Syrian refugees will try to enter the EU through the Central Mediterranean route, which is the route between Libya and Italy.

Based on that assumption, the Austrian government also decided to build a fence at border with Italy to reduce the upcoming influx.

However, on Friday, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported that currently there are no evidence suggesting this route change. On the...

This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now