This video is hosted on the YouTube video platform. Therefore, playing this video requires embedding the YouTube video player by YouTube LLC, USA which belongs to Google LLC, USA. By accepting, you agree that we embed their video player, which is able to set third-party cookies, including those used for advertisement and tracking, and may transfer your browser information and IP address to Google servers. For more information, see Google's privacy policy.

The long road north: thousands of migrants now taking the Balkan route

The next stage in a gruelling journey to Europe takes thousands of Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis from Greece to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). In the town of Gevgelia, they "queue anxiously for a passage north": to the Serbian border, with the hope of moving on to Hungary and the open borders of the Schengen Zone. Ahmed was among those in the Gevgelia station. A Syrian refugee, … READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

LicenseDefault YouTube License

More videos by this producer