EU's refugee relocation scheme 'not enough': UN

The head of the UN refugee agency Antonio Guterres (R) meets with people on a road shortly after they arrived with other migrants and refugees by boat on the Greek island of Lesbos on October 11, 2015The European Union’s current relocation scheme for refugees is “not enough” to address the scope of the problem, the head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said the current EU scheme to share out 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece over the next two years had to be broadened and “more legal opportunities” had to be provided to exiles. “You cannot have a technocratic approach to relocation,” he told a news conference in Athens.

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