European Refugee Fund May Be Used for Economic Migrants as Well as Asylum Seekers (News)

During the recent EU interior and justice ministers meeting in Stockholm, EC Vice President and Justice Commissioner Jacques Barrot agreed “to extend the European Refugee Fund to apply to all incoming migrants, not just those meriting asylum. As a result, several million euros in aid will be set aside for Greece and other Mediterranean states to spend on additional reception centers, food and medical supplies and social support for migrants.”

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