Shortly after midnight, Slovenian law enforcement officers stopped a a large group of migrants near the Rigonce border crossing in an attempt to illegally cross the state border between Croatia and Slovenia, the Slovenian police reported.
In the statement, the Slovenian police said Croatia had not informed them of the arrival of migrants. Rigonce is two kilometres away from the Dobova border crossing.
The group consisted of approximately 1,000 migrants who had crossed the so-called green border. Police have escorted them to the reception centre in Brezice from where they will be sent to other reception centres to be registered, the Slovenian police said.