Serbia to close borders to migrants as it blames EU for causing ‘blocked funnel’ of people
The tiny state's president Tomislav Nikolić appeared to blame Brussels for the spiralling refugee chaos and said it has "no obligation" to take in asylum seekers heading for western Europe.
Serbia is currently in advanced negotiations with the EU about becoming its newest member state - which would require it to accept freedom of movement rules.
But it has found itself on the front line of Europe's migrant crisis as a transit country for millions of people heading north from Greece towards Germany and Scandinavia.
Thousands of people have become trapped in the impoverished... read more
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