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This map tracks the journey of migrants through Greece to EU

Here's a story map that tracks the journey of migrants through Greece to the EU.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 17, 2015 6:35:54 pm
Europe migrants, Europe news, Europe migrant crisis, Europe refugees, Europe migrant news, Europe refugee problem A Syrian woman embraces her child after they arrived with others migrants on a dinghy from Turkey to Lesbos island, Greece, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. While migrants for years have taken death-defying trips across the Mediterranean to reach the relative peace and comfort of the Europe Union, the flow has hit record proportions this year – notably with an influx of Syrians, Afghans and Eritreans fleeing trouble back home. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

As the inflow of refugees continues unabated into Western European countries, Romania has protested a decision by Hungary to build a 70-kilometer (43.5-mile) fence along their shared border to deter migrants.

The fence plan “did not conform to European Union norms”, said a government statement, after Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto gave details of its length. Hungary has already built a razor-wire fence with Serbia and has suggested it may do the same with neighbouring Croatia.

Meanwhile, here’s a story map that tracks the journey of migrants through Greece to the EU:

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(with inputs from AP)


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