EU vows to help Greece with "very difficult humanitarian situation"

EU leaders say they will "stand by" Greece as it copes with thousands of stranded migrants and do their "utmost to help manage the situation."

"This is a collective EU responsibility requiring fast and efficient mobilization of all available EU means and resources and of member states' contributions," the leaders say in a joint statement following an extraordinary summit in Brussels.

They say that action is needed to "provide an immediate and effective response to the very difficult humanitarian situation, which is rapidly developing on the ground."

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49

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