Merkel Pressures Greece to Step Up Refugee Aid, Bild Reports

  • Greece must make up for backlog of asylum-seeker shelters
  • German leader pledges EU support for Greek refugee measures

Angela Merkel

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel boosted pressure on the Greek government to step up its capacity for sheltering refugees, pledging that the European Union will assist the country with the task.

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