European Council President Donald Tusk has warned economic migrants who do not have the correct papers against traveling to Europe, during a new push to solve the EU migrant crisis.
“Do not come to Europe,” he said.
“Do not believe the smugglers. Do not risk your lives and your money. It is all for nothing.”
More than 25,000 migrants have been left stranded in Greece after several Balkan countries decided only to allow Syrian and Iraqi migrants across their frontiers.
Eritrea and Nigeria feature in the ten countries that the EU receives the most asylum applications from.