Tag: Frontex

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…

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The fence at Evros border will be completed in a few months

Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis while speaking to SKAI, stated that the extension of the border fence across the Evros River will be completed in a few months time. Greece is reinforcing…

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US working to ease tensions between Greece and Turkey (VIDEO)

The United States is actively working towards easing mounting tensions between NATO allies Greece and Turkey, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer said on Wednesday. During an…

Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border 8

Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border

The Armed Forces and the Hellenic Police are on full alert and vigilant after the new barrage of challenges from Turkey against Greece. After Turkey’s Foreign Ministry Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said illegal immigrants…

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Greece 14 day quarantine extended

The mandatory 14-day quarantine for incoming visitors and returning residents, first introduced on March 16, has been extended to the end of May, Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Monday. CAA…

NGO seeks illegal immigrants to help sue Greece 10

NGO seeks illegal immigrants to help sue Greece

A so-called Non-Government Organization that has no website and little information about it, has announced that it is looking for immigrants who illegally entered Greece and were returned to Turkey so they…

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Greece extends flight ban

The Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday announced that flights to and from six countries has been extended until May 15, as part of the measures to halt the spread of the coronavirus…

Estonia to send 2 patrol boats and 20 border guards to Greece 20

Estonia to send 2 patrol boats and 20 border guards to Greece

Estonia is ready to send two patrol boats and twenty border guards to Greece to counter the migratory pressure from Turkey, Estonia’s Minister of the Interior Mart Helme announced. Helme’s statement comes…