A defect on the railway infrastructure in Slovenia is the reason for the closure of the neutral zone at the border crossing, Idomeni where the migrants cross the border from Greece to Macedonia, said the from the Ministry of Interior to “Meta”.

“We were informed from other countries on the Western Balkan route that there had been a reduce the number of migrants due to a malfunction on the railroad in Slovenia. We have received notification from Serbia and forwarded to Greece”, said Dejana Nedeljkovic from the Department of Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior.

Through the neutral zone refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria transit through Macedonia from Greece and continue their journey to Western Europe. The Greek daily “Kathimerini”reported that, according to police, there are already seven buses with 350 people. at a petrol station in an area where the buses gather who transport the refugees.