Greece to relocate first group of 30 refugees to Luxembourg

November 3, 2015 11:25 AM

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Greece to relocate first group of 30 refugees to Luxembourg

BRUSSELS Greece will send on Wednesday a first group of 30 refugees to Luxembourg as part of a European Union relocation plan aimed at easing the burden on EU border countries amid the 28-nation bloc's biggest migration crisis since World War Two.

"Tomorrow the first flight will leave Greece under the EU's relocation scheme," the EU Commission for migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said in a statement, calling the transfer of the first refugees a "symbolic moment".

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