Afghans feel forgotten in Europe's migrant crisis

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Published on 06 Mar 2016 View Original

Source: Reuters - Sun, 6 Mar 2016 11:00 GMT

  • Syrians prioritised for resettlement, humanitarian aid

  • Afghans make up a quarter of arrivals in Greece

  • Insecurity in Afghanistan prompts exodus

By Dasha Afanasieva

CESME, Turkey, March 6 (Reuters) - As the European Union and Turkey focus on stemming the flow of Syrian refugees attempting perilous journeys across the Aegean sea to Greece, another migrant community whose numbers are also swelling says it is being overlooked.

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