Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic (R) and President of the European Council Donald Tusk give a press conference after their meeting in Zagreb, on March 2, 2016. / AFP / STR
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EU President Donald Tusk was to hold talks Thursday in Greece and Turkey, two nations on the frontline of the migrant crisis, after the European Union unveiled a massive emergency aid plan to help its members cope with the influx.The EU Wednesday proposed a 700-million-euro ($761-million) emergency aid plan to help Greece and other countries deal with Europe's worst migration crisis since World War II.The United Nations has warned of a looming humanitarian crisis as thousands of people remain stuck in miserable winter conditions on the Greece-Macedonia border after Balkans states and Austria capped the numbers arriving.With Macedonia still tightly restricting passage through its border with Greece, only around 500 Syrian and Iraqi refugees have been allowed to cross since Tuesday, Greek police said.Greece has been the main point of entry for the 1.13 million migrants who have arrived in the EU since the start of 2015 .
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