BORDER CONTROL: Europe Puts Up More Anti-Migrant Razor Wire

BORDER CONTROL: Europe Puts Up More Anti-Migrant Razor Wire

BORDER CONTROL: Europe Puts Up More Anti-Migrant Razor Wire

So where should the next impenetrable razor-wire border fence in Europe be built?

Hungary's right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban thinks he knows the best place - on Macedonia's and Bulgaria's borders with Greece - smack along the main immigration route from the Middle East to Western Europe. He says it's necessary because "Greece can't defend Europe from the south" against the large numbers of refugees pouring in, mainly from Syria and Iraq.

The plan is especially controversial because it effectively means eliminating Greece from the Schengen zone, Europe's 26-nation passport-free travel region that is considered one of the European Union's most cherished achievements.

 

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