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Syrian refugees and migrants along a railway line as they try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos on September 1, 2015. European Union leaders called for action to defend the "dignity" of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc's eastern borders over the escalating crisis. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Syrian refugees and migrants along a railway line as they try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos. European Union leaders called for action to defend the “dignity” of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc’s eastern borders over the escalating crisis. 

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A migrant, hoping to cross into Hungary, plays with a child along a railway track outside the village of Horgos in Serbia

Migrants sleep on a bench at a park in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and small children, have crossed into Serbia over the past few days and headed toward Hungary and the EU Schengen Area, a zone with no internal border checks between member countries

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Migrants sleep on a bench at a park in Belgrade, Serbia on Friday. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and small children, have crossed into Serbia over the past few days and headed toward Hungary and the EU Schengen Area

A Syrian migrant carries children as he walks along railway track to cross Serbian border with Hungary near the village of Horgos...A Syrian migrant carries his children as he walks along a railway track to cross the Serbian border with Hungary near the village of Horgos August 27, 2015. Hungary made plans on Wednesday to reinforce its southern border with helicopters, mounted police and dogs, and was also considering using the army as record numbers of migrants, many of them Syrian refugees, passed through coils of razor-wire into Europe

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A Syrian migrant carries his children as he walks along a railway track to cross the Serbian border with Hungary near the village of Horgos on Thursday

Migrants from Syria sleep at a park in Belgrade, Serbia

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Migrants from Syria sleep at a park in Belgrade, Serbia. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and small children, have crossed into Serbia over the past few days and headed toward Hungary and the EU Schengen Area, a zone with no internal border checks between member countries.

Syrian migrants cross under a fence at Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke

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Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, on Wednesday. Hungary’s government has started to construct a 175-km-long (110-mile-long) fence on its border with Serbia in order to halt a massive flow of migrants who enter the EU via Hungary and head to western Europe.

Children play with hula hoops at a park ...Children play with hula hoops at a park where migrants have found temporary shelter in the Serbian capital Belgrade on August 25, 2015. A record number of refugees streamed into EU member state Hungary from Serbia on August 24, police said, just days before Hungary completes a border fence to keep out migrants. A total of 2,093 migrants, the highest ever daily total, crossed the border near the Hungarian town of Roszke, a police statement said. They were part of a wave of around 7,000 refugees whose journey to the European Union had been blocked last week when Macedonia declared a state of emergency and closed its borders after being overwhelmed by the huge influx of people, amid Europe's worst migration crisis since World War II.   AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVICANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images

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Children play with hula hoops at a park where migrants have found temporary shelter in the Serbian capital Belgrade

Migrants from Syria sit along a road as they wait for a bus in the village of Miratovac near the town of Presevo, Serbia August 24, 2015. Long lines of migrants, many of them refugees from Syria, snaked through southern Serbia by foot on Monday before jumping on trains and buses north to Hungary and the last leg of an increasingly desperate journey to western Europe

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Migrants from Syria sit along a road as they wait for a bus in the village of Miratovac near the town of Presevo, Serbia. Long lines of migrants, many of them refugees from Syria, snaked through southern Serbia by foot on Monday before jumping on trains and buses north to Hungary and the last leg of an increasingly desperate journey to western Europe

Migrants try to get on a train heading to the border with Serbia at the train station in Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border. According to the UN, some 224,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe so far this year.

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Migrants try to get on a train heading to the border with Serbia at the train station in Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border. According to the UN, some 224,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe so far this year. 

A migrant family walks on train tracks towards the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border, on August 6, 2015. Many migrants try to cross Macedonia and Serbia to enter the European Union via Hungary, a country that will finish building its anti-migrant fence on its southern border with Serbia by August 31, ahead of a previous November deadline

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A migrant family walks on train tracks towards the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border, on Thursday. Many migrants try to cross Macedonia and Serbia to enter the European Union via Hungary, a country that will finish building its anti-migrant fence on its southern border with Serbia by the end of the month

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A Syrian child injured from a chemical attack according to her father, waits to reach a train heading to the border with Serbia at the train station in Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border on Tuesday

Migrants walk along railway tracks on their way to catch a train heading to the Serbian border, at the train station in Gevgelija, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 04 August 2015. Greece and Italy are the main entry points for Europe-bound asylum seekers and economic migrants. After they have reached the bloc, many start to make their way to wealthier countries in Western Europe. From the beginning of the year to mid-June, nearly 160,000 landed in both countries, according to International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates

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Migrants walk along railway tracks on their way to catch a train heading to the Serbian border, at the train station in Gevgelija, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Tuesday

A migrant shows a victory sign from a train heading to Serbia in the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border. The migrants are trying to cross Macedonia and Serbia and enter the EU via Hungary. Hungarian authorities started building a fence along the country's border with Serbia earlier this week to halt the migrant influx

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A migrant shows a victory sign from a train heading to Serbia in the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border. The migrants are trying to cross Macedonia and Serbia and enter the EU via Hungary. Hungarian authorities started building a fence along the country’s border with Serbia earlier this week to halt the migrant influx

A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to 'red', extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius is expected to continue over the next several days

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A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to ‘red’, extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius

Migrants sleep at the main railway stati...Migrants sleep at the main railway station in Belgrade, on July 13, 2015. Migrants cross Serbia to join other European countries, as it has land borders with three EU countries - Romania, Hungary and Croatia. The estimated number of people crossing the Serbia-Hungary border has increased more than 25-fold, rising from 2,370 to 60,602 according to an Amnesty International report

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Migrants sleep at the main railway station in Belgrade, on Monday. Migrants cross Serbia to join other European countries, as it has land borders with three EU countries – Romania, Hungary and Croatia

A woman cries beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in front of the presidential building in Sarajevo...A woman cries beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in front of the presidential building in Sarajevo July 9, 2015. The bodies of the 136 recently identified victims of Srebrenica massacre will be transported to the memorial centre in Potocari where they will be buried on July 11, the anniversary of the massacre when Bosnian Serb forces slaughtered 8,000 Muslim men and boys and buried them in mass graves in Europe's worst massacre since World War Two

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A woman cries beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in front of the presidential building in Sarajevo on Thursday. The bodies of the 136 recently identified victims of Srebrenica massacre will be transported to the memorial centre in Potocari where they will be buried on Saturday

Migrants stand in a queue near the police station in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, near the border with Macedonia, on Thursday. Illegal immigrants cross Serbia on their way to other European countries as it has land access to three members of the 28-nation bloc -- Romania, Hungary and Croatia. This year, more than 50,000 migrants tried to cross into Hungary via Serbia between January 1 and May 31 -- representing an 880-percent increase compared to the same period in 2014, according to the EU's Frontex border agency

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Migrants stand in a queue near the police station in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, near the border with Macedonia, on Thursday. Illegal immigrants cross Serbia on their way to other European countries as it has land access to three members of the 28-nation bloc, Romania, Hungary and Croatia

An employee inspects an M21 assault rifle, manufactured by Zastava Arms, in the showroom at the Zastava Oruzje AD firearms factory in Kragujevac, Serbia.

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An employee inspects an M21 assault rifle, manufactured by Zastava Arms, in the showroom at the Zastava Oruzje AD firearms factory in Kragujevac, Serbia.

Bosnian Muslim women cry near the coffin of a relative, one of the 175 coffins of newly identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Center, near Srebrenica...Bosnian Muslim women cry near the coffin of a relative, one of the 175 coffins of newly identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Center, near Srebrenica, July 11, 2014. Family members, foreign dignitaries and guests are expected to attend a ceremony in Srebrenica on Friday marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre in which Bosnian Serb forces commanded by military commander Ratko Mladic killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys. The remains of the 175 identified victims will be buried at a memorial cemetery during the ceremony, their bodies found in some 60 mass graves around the town.

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Bosnian Muslim women cry near the coffin of a relative, one of the 175 coffins of newly identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Centre, near Srebrenica on Friday

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A Serbian military honor guard pay homage to the victims of the Holocaust at a monument in World War II Nazi concentration camp Sajmiste in Belgrade, Serbia, on Tuesday.