UNHCR decries restrictions on refugees, upholds right to asylum

UNHCR decries restrictions on refugees, upholds right to asylum

GENEVA (Reuters) – About 1,000 refugees & migrants are stuck at the main crossing point into Macedonia from Greece as people of certain nationalities are denied entry in contravention of international law, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

"A new humanitarian situation is developing in Europe that needs urgent attention," Adrian Edwards of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told a news briefing.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

Source: “Reuters”