Alexander Schallenberg

Austria backs Greek effort to stem migration from Turkey, Dendias says all EU states must help

The Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs Alexander Schallenberg in a clear show of support for Greece's efforts to stem a large wave of migration into the EU has announced that Austria will offer one million euros to the UNHCR representation in Greece and is prepared to offer more staff to stem the flows either bilaterally or through Frontex, which is about to develo

Dendias asks for EU foreign ministers' meeting on migration

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias was busy Saturday contacting his counterparts in several European countries, as well  as the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Josep Borrell Fontelles, whom he asked to convene an extraordinary meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.