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Reports on progress made on migration

Sep 29, 2016 | News

(28 September 2016) – The European Commission is today reporting on the progress made on the EU’s relocation and resettlement schemes and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement.

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At the same time, it is outlining the steps still needed to be taken by Greece in view of a future resumption of Dublin transfers from other Member States while also reporting on the temporary border controls carried out at internal Schengen borders under the Council recommendation of 12 May 2016.

In total, 5,651 persons have been relocated from Greece (4,455) and Italy (1,196). One year after the entry into force of the relocation schemes, Member States have offered legal and safe pathways to 10,695 people so far of the agreed 22,504 under the July 2015 scheme.

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