Refugees and migrants are stranded on Greek islands

A Frontex helicopter patrols over a Syrian child that has just arrived at a beach at the Greek island of Lesbos. Thousands of refugees and migrants are stranded on Greek islands — in some cases for over two weeks — waiting for temporary documents before continuing their travel to northern Europe. The United Nations refugee agency called on Greece to take control of the “total chaos” on Mediterranean islands, where thousands of migrants have landed. About 124,000 have arrived this year by sea, many via Turkey, according to Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR director for Europe. 
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