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Eurostat: Unaccompanied minors roughly an eighth of asylum seekers in Greece

Unaccompanied minors made up 12.4 pct of asylum seekers in Greece in 2017, according to Eurostat figures released on Wednesday. Roughly 2,500 unaccompanied under-18s applied for asylum in the country during 2017, up 4 pct since 2016 and the third-highest number in the EU after Italy and Germany.