European Union funds for migration granted in a transparent way

The EU funds granted to Greece in order to deal with the refugee issue were granted in a transparent manner, Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas on Friday said speaking to Parliament.

The minister explained that the government has no right of intervention in the funds granted to the UNHCR and other organizations adding that DG ECHO, the EU fund for the humanitarian crisis, is the sole responsible.

Mouzalas also briefed the parliament on the absorption of emergency funds and the national programmes.