Next four refugees from Greece arrive in Estonia

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Two Syrian families arrived in Estonia from Greece on Thursday under the European Union's migrant relocation program, the Ministry of the Interior said.

The four people were met by their support persons and thereafter went to their new homes in Tallinn and Parnu.

One of the families consists of a man and a pregnant woman. The man has previously worked as a driver and a cook, and the woman has studied to be a gym teacher.

The other family also consists of a man and a pregnant woman. The man has worked as a tailor and the woman has studied geography.

Officials of the Police and Border Guard Board, the Internal Security Service and the Ministry of Social Affairs have all conducted interviews with the refugees and Estonia has authorized accepting them into the country.

Estonia has now relocated 31 refugees from Greece. Estonian experts have also conducted interviews in Turkey, but so far no refugees have been relocated from the country.