Asy­lum agency for mi­grants to Greece

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - WORLD -

ATHENS: Greece will set up an in­de­pen­dent agency for pro­cess­ing asy­lum applications for thou­sands of mi­grants af­ter com­ing un­der fire for its poor record in ac­cor­dance with hu­man rights laws, Cit­i­zens’ Pro­tec­tion Min­is­ter Michalis Chryso­choidis said yes­ter­day.

“Th­ese mea­sures will help to rapidly in­te­grate im­mi­grants into Greek so­ci­ety.” He said applications would be “con­sid­ered and dealt with quickly”.

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