Syrian Refugees Continue to Flee to Greece
Hundreds of mostly Syrian migrants entered Greece Sunday after the European Union and Turkey reached an agreement to return them to Turkey.
Witnesses said almost 900 refugees -- including Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans -- entered four islands in the Aegean Sea. Officials confirmed that two men were found dead and two girls drowned off the Greek island of Rhodes.
On Friday, the EU and Turkey agreed that all migrants -- including Syrians -- entering Greece by sea from Turkey after Sunday will be returned. However, they will need to register and be permitted to ask for asylum.
But officials say the return process will not be in place until April 4. And they say it will not begin until EU countries send almost 4,000 workers -- including judges, interpreters and guards – to deal with the migrants' requests for asylum.
In the agreement, the EU said it would give Turkey $6.6 billion in aid to help Turkey deal with the 2.5 million refugees now in the country.
Earlier rules will be used to decide what will happen to the migrants who entered Greece before Sunday morning. Those rules permit one Syrian to be settled in a European country for each migrant who is returned to Turkey.
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1.flee to 逃往；流亡
He has to flee to Tanzania.
2.hundreds of 数百的；很多的
Some icebergs rise hundreds of feet out of the water.
3.European Union 欧盟
By 1995, East Asia had almost caught up with the United States and the European Union.
4.reached an agreement 达成...的协议
The two parties reached an agreement over the terms for the contract .
1.However, they will need to register and be permitted to ask for asylum.
ask for 要求；寻求
He had the audacity to ask for an increase in salary.
He ask for leave of absence to visit his mother in hospital.
2.But officials say the return process will not be in place until April 4.
be in place 妥当；恰当
A little gratitude would be in place.
I'm afraid your proposal is not quite in place.