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A splintered Europe not ready for new refugee crisis

The European Union is not ready for a new refugee crisis, the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees has warned.

"Europe is not prepared for a refugee crisis today. The states are not pulling together," Mr Filippo Grandi said in an interview with the media in Germany.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2019, with the headline 'A splintered Europe not ready for new refugee crisis'. Print Edition | Subscribe