Apart from the economic dimension of the Greek crisis Xinhua News Agency is also interested in the challenge of migration. Covering developments Xinhua published various photos of the new camp of refugees the Greek government in building in a new reception area, in the area of Eleonas in the city of Athens. Additionally, the Chinese news agency also reports on the assessment of the situation by the UN Refugee Agency that calling on an urgent response. In particular, it refers to comments made by Director of the UNHCR Bureau for Europe Vincent Cochetel that ‘the Greek authorities need to urgently designate a single body to coordinate response and set up an adequate humanitarian assistance mechanism’ and that ‘as Greece faces financial challenges, the country needs help, European countries should support Greece on these efforts’.
August 10, 2015