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Jolie visits migrants on Lesbos

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 00:37

U.N. envoy and actress Angelina Jolie visits a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, telling reporters on her way that ''I don't think anything is going to be over soon.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie visited migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos on Thursday. Jolie, visiting the island in her capacity as the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees has been quick to pressure international governments to take decisive action on the migrant issue. Asked by a reporter if she thought the borders would open up soon, Jolie replied saying "I don't think anything is going to be over soon." Tens of thousands fleeing violent conflict from the Middle East have died trying to reach Europe in search of a better future, many of whom drown in the Mediterranean.

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Jolie visits migrants on Lesbos

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 00:37