EventsEventsPodcasts
Loader
Find Us
ADVERTISEMENT

Greece snubs Austrian minister's request to visit Athens

Greece snubs Austrian minister's request to visit Athens
Copyright 
By Euronews
Published on
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
ADVERTISEMENT

Athens turned down a request by Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner to visit Greece next week amid a row between the two EU members over Vienna’s moves to restrict the flow of refugees, a Greek Foreign Ministry official said.

Greece on Thursday recalled its ambassador to Austria in anger over the border closures and has threatened to block European Union decision-making unless the bloc comes up with concerted action to deal with the migrant crisis.

Source: Reuters

Share this articleComments

You might also like

Greece recalls Vienna ambassador in migrant row

WATCH: Tensions escalate in South China Sea as China clashes with Philippines

Clean-up underway in Austrian towns after severe storms