The UN human rights office said Friday that Greece’s suspending new asylum applications has no legal basis under the international refugee law.

Liz Throssell, a spokeswoman for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), said the rights office follows the position of the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, on the Greek decision.

“There is no legal basis for the suspension of refugee procedures under the international refugee law,” she said during a UN press briefing at Geneva.

On Sunday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Twitter that Greece will not accept any new asylum applications

Read more: Greece’s suspending asylum bids lacks legal basis: UN