August 14, 2020

Albanians rush to enter Greece as virus rules change

Tirana (AFP) – Thousands of Albanians formed an enormous queue of cars at the Greek border Friday as they rushed to re-enter the country for work ahead of new virus rules, police said.¬†Around 4,000 cars were jammed in a 20-kilometre-long (12-mile-long) line at the Kakavia border crossing in southern Albania, in a build up that has been growing since Greece announced tougher entry requirements at the start of the week to contain a surge in infections.The changes came as thousands of Albanians who live and work in Greece, mainly in the agriculture sector, were preparing to return after summer ho…


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