Greece seeks EU help for refugee crisis

Country is struggling to cope with influx of migrants from war-torn regions seeking better lives in Europe.

    Each month, tens of thousands of refugees from war-torn regions embark on boats in search of a better life in Europe.

    Greece, a key point of transit, says it has becoming overwhelmed with refugees and needs more help from the European Union to deal with the immigration crisis.

    Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from the Greek island of Lesvos.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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