EU faces worst refugee crisis since Second World War – Migration Commissioner

euronews (in English)

Published on Aug 14, 2015

Migrants board a ferry for Athens after receiving travel documents on Kos.

Within sight of Turkey, the Greek island has seen increasing numbers of people arriving on its shores.

A cruise ship docked earlier on Friday to become a floating reception centre for up to 3,000 asylum seekers.

The sheer numbers arriving prompted the EU’s migration commissioner Dimitros Avramopoulos to say that Europe is facing the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War. In a press conference he detailed how …

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