Greece lets in mi­grants

Mercury (Hobart) - - WORLD -

THE trans­fer of mi­grants from over­crowded camps on the is­lands to the Greek main­land con­tin­ued at the week­end.

Au­thor­i­ties said 415 ar­rived at the port of Eleu­sis west of Athens on Satur­day af­ter­noon and an­other 380 were ex­pected yes­ter­day.

The mi­grants had been liv­ing on the is­land of Les­bos, at the Mo­ria camp where al­most 15,000 mi­grants still live in a space de­signed for 3000.

A se­nior gov­ern­ment of­fi­cial said the gov­ern­ment plans to move 5000 mi­grants to the main­land in the next 15 days.

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