Serbia and Macedonia limiting migrant passage to Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans only

November 19, 2015 8:38 AM

17 1

BELGRADE Serbia and Macedonia have begun allowing migrant passage to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans, the United Nations refugee agency said on Thursday.

A UNHCR spokeswoman said all other migrants were being turned back, leaving hundreds stranded on borders. A Reuters witness on the Greek border with Macedonia said Macedonian police had begun turning back all non-Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans overnight.

Also read: Afghan child migrant reunited with his brother after 10 years

Read more

To category page