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Video: Syrian refugees see ‘no choice’ but to cross Mediterranean

FRANCE 24 screen grab | Syrian refugees set food on the Greek island of Kos after spending at least 10 days at sea

More than 21,000 migrants arrived on Greek shores last week, risking their lives as they cross the Mediterranean on inflatable dinghies and tiny boats. FRANCE 24 speaks to some who made it to the Greek holiday island of Kos.


The majority of them are refugees fleeing the horrors of civil war in Syria, a country many of them say they had no choice but to leave.

Click on the player above to watch FRANCE 24’s full video report from Kos.

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