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Slovenia getting ready for refugee surge after Hungary decides to close border

Ljubljana, 16 October - Slovenia has started preparing for the inflow of possibly thousands of refugees from Croatia per day after Hungary decided to close its border on midnight, effectively redirecting the Balkan migration route through Slovenia.

Ljubljana
Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec (left) and Interior Minister Vesna Györkös Žnidar speak to the press after a session of the government task force for refugees.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Scenes at the Slovenian-Croatian border during the first wave of refugee arrivals in mid-September.
Photo: Nejc Kastner/STA

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