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Greece resettles hundreds displaced by Moria fire

By DW
16 September 2020   |   8:21 am
Greek officials have threatened to make asylum conditional to resettlement in a new tent facility on the island of Lesbos. The German government has signaled its intention to take in more migrants in a "second step."

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