Croatia imposes quota for migrants

Zagreb, Feb 28 (IANS) Croatian interior ministry confirmed the country will introduce a quota for migrants and allow only 580 of them to cross its border a day, the media reported.

The news was first confirmed by Slovenian police and later by the Croatian interior ministry as well, Xinhua news agency reported citing newspaper Vecernji List’s report.

The decision was made under pressure from Austria, which has recently restricted the entry to a daily maximum of 3,200 migrants in transit and 80 asylum applicants, the report added.

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