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Evros border fence project to be completed in eight months

Evros border fence project to be completed in eight months

The construction of a fence running along a section of the Greek-Turkish land border in Evros will be completed in eight months, Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis announced in Parliament on Monday.…

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece reported 121 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 12 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 5 were identified after checks at the country’s…

Executive Director of Frontex visits Evros

Executive Director of Frontex visits Evros

Greek Minister for Civil Protection, Michalis Chrysochoidis and the head of the EU’s border control force Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, visited the Evros region on Wednesday. The minister informed Leggeri about the situation prevailing on the…

floating sea 'dam'

Floating dam to be installed in the next few days

A floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to prevent refugees reaching Greece’s islands from Turkey, will be installed in the next few days. The 2.7 km project will be made of netting…

Greece to open the land border with Turkey as tensions remain high 13

Greece to open the land border with Turkey as tensions remain high

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced the opening of the Kastanies border crossing at the Greek-Turkish border in Evros. The announcement was made during Petsas’ regular briefing to journalists. From Wednesday, the northern…

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