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Croatia Cannot Become “Migrant Hotspot”, PM

Posted: Sep 18, 2015 at 3:01 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Migrants flooding into Croatia are being “moved on”, PM Zoran Milanovic says, adding that his country cannot become a “migrant hotspot”.

Croatia has closed seven of eight road crossings to Serbia after 14,000 migrants entered over the past two days seeking passage to northern Europe.

Migrants are now being taken to the Hungary border, but Hungary has started to build a fence along that frontier.

Slovenia, another neighbour of Croatia, accused Croatia of breaking EU rules.

The huge numbers heading north through the Balkans have triggered an EU crisis. Many are fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.