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Greece removes migrants from Macedonian border camp

Athens says around 400 taken by bus from Idomeni refugee camp to other sites, as agencies say no one arrived on Aegean island shores in past 24 hours

Greece has begun evacuating refugees from the main Idomeni camp on the Macedonia border, while the flow of refugees arriving on the Aegean islands has slowed to a trickle, officials said on Saturday.

Eight buses transported around 400 refugees from Idomeni to nearby refugee camps on Friday, police sources said. A dozen more buses were waiting for migrants reluctant to leave the border, which has been shut down since earlier this month.

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