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Croatia Lifts Blockade On Border With Serbia


Croatia has lifted a blockade on its border with Serbia on September 25, ending a week of border disputes between the two countries over the flow of migrants.

Croatian Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said "all cars regardless of their registration may enter Croatia."

Zagreb banned Serbian citizens and cars from entering Croatia, several days after Serbia banned trucks entering from Croatia.

The crisis began when Hungary sealed its border with Serbia leaving tens of thousands of migrants stuck in Serbia. They then began moving through Croatia to Slovenia and Hungary before proceeding to wealthier Northern European countries.

But Croatia said it could not handle the influx of migrants and closed its border with Serbia.

Based on reporting by AFP, AP, and Reuters
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