Thousands of refugees are now living in makeshift camps near the Macedonian border. Greek PM Tsipras stresses that the immediate start of a relocation process in the EU is urgently needed.
Tensions are rising in Idomeni with more than 7,000 refugees - mainly from Syria and Iraq - trapped between Greece and Macedonia. When refugees hurled stones and broke a fence, police fired tear gas.
Europe's refugee crisis worsened on Tuesday as Macedonia tightened its border controls - due to border restricions by countries to its north. Austria will meet with its Balkan neighbors on Wednesday.
Athens plans to relocate over 8,000 refugees from the camp near Macedonian border, officials say. Some 50 riot police squads are to be deployed to Idomeni, according to a police source.
Many refugees are at a loss in their makeshift camps in Greece. Volunteers have set out to help them get the information they need and debunk false rumors. Marianna Karakoulaki reports from Thessaloniki.
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