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Dublin returns to Greece to start for new arrivals from 15 March 2017
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Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration (Press release, pdf):

"The Commission is today reporting on progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement and on the EU's relocation and resettlement schemes...

"The Commission therefore recommends that transfers to Greece should be resumed gradually, on the basis of individual assurances from the Greek authorities for each returnee, guaranteeing they will be received in dignity. In order to avoid that an unsustainable burden is placed on Greece, the resumption of transfers will not be applied retroactively and will only concern asylum applicants who have entered Greece irregularly from 15 March 2017 onwards or for whom Greece is responsible from 15 March 2017 under other Dublin criteria." [emphasis added]

- Eighth report on relocation and resettlement (COM 791,pdf)

- Annex 1: Greece: Relocations in EU (pdf)

- Annex 2: Italy: Relocations in EU (pdf)

- Annex 3: Resettlement (pdf)

- Turkey progress report (COM 792, pdf)

- State of play: Relocation and resettlement (pdf)

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