The PM and his government aim to internationalise the issue by stressing that it is a European problem but expectations that other EU member-states will cooperate are merely pious wishes.
Refugees and migrants are suffering and Greek citizens there are up in arms and are demanding that a large number of them be transferred to other facilities..
The current government was also unprepared to handle the situation that it confronted and now it is rushing to avert even worse events.
The fire that broke out in Moria on Sunday, resulted in the burning of two people, a mother and a child. These horrible deaths resulted in the rage of hundreds of refugees, who lashed out on anything they saw.