SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia said on Saturday they had arrested a group of 44 Pakistani migrants and would deport them to neighboring Greece from where they entered.
Police spokeswoman Suzana Pranik said the migrants were discovered on Friday evening in a southern region near the Greek border. They were sent to a shelter pending deportation.
According to the police, the migration route to central and northern Europe via North Macedonia has been practically abandoned in recent months, as migrants have used alternative routes, mainly via Albania, to reach more western countries. rich.
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