Stranded refugees sleep as they wait to be allowed to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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More than 5,000 people were trapped at the Idomeni camp on Greece's northern border with Macedonia Saturday after four Balkan countries announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals.Since Thursday night, only 150 people have crossed into Macedonia, officials said, putting the total number of refugees and migrants currently on Greek soil at around 25,000 .Friday's announcement by four Balkan states came a week after Austria said it would only allow 80 people claim asylum per day, and also pledged to limit the daily number of people crossing the country to 3,200 .Austria has repeatedly accused Greece of failing to police its borders properly and allowing an excessively-high number of migrants to continue their journey northwards to western Europe.
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