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Greece says nearly 32,000 migrants now on its territory

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Athens: Athens said today it now had nearly 32,000 migrants on its territory, after Austria and Balkan states began restricting entries, creating a bottleneck in Greece.

“There are currently 6,857 refugees in the Aegean islands,” who arrived from Turkey, and “24,985 in mainland Greece”, Deputy Defence Minister Dimitres Vitsas said at a news conference.

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