Greece: Says cannot handle migrants; UNHCR calls crisis ‘shameful’

Published August 11, 2015 by godshope1971

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked Europe to help in handling tens of thousands of refugees coming in from Syria, Afghanistan and other war zones, saying on Friday his cash-strapped country could not deal with them alone.

The influx has piled pressure on Greece’s services at a time when its own citizens are struggling with harsh cuts and its government is negotiating with the EU and the IMF for fresh loans to stave off economic collapse. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

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