Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Migrants Take New Route to Europe

Hundreds of migrants arrived Croatia on Wednesday, reports The Guardian, paving a new route to Europe after Hungary effectively sealed its border with Serbia. Croatia said that it would help the migrants reach their destinations.

Reports The Economist:
Every additional border control merely displaces the problem further down the line. Tensions between Hungary and Serbia will surely grow. Later this week there may be trouble along the Serbia-Macedonia border, and then on Macedonia’s border with Greece. And with 5,000 people still reaching the Greek islands from Turkey every day, the dangers of bottlenecks are clear. Meanwhile people-smugglers are already scouting out new routes into central Europe, perhaps via Croatia and Slovenia, or by sailing from Albania to southern Italy. Political tensions are growing as markedly as migratory ones,

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