Tag: George Koumoutsakos

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Another 175 asylum seekers are leaving Greece for Germany

A group of 175 asylum seekers are leaving for Germany today, consisting of 85 unaccompanied minors and 90 families with children from migrant camps on the Greek islands, in order to be…

Greece to relocate some 100 unaccompanied refugee children to Serbia 3

Greece to relocate some 100 unaccompanied refugee children to Serbia

Greece’s newly appointed Alternate Minister for Immigration Policy, George Koumoutsakos and Deputy Labour and Social Affairs Minister Domna Michailidou met with Serbia’s Ambassador to Greece, Dusan Spasojevic in Athens on Wednesday to…

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Dutch support sails in for Greek migration crisis

Greece’s Alternate Minister of Citizen Protection, George Koumoutsakos met with the Dutch Minister of Migration, Ankie Broekers-Knol in Athens on Thursday to discuss way on resolving the migration crisis unfolding in Greece.…

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Government prepares “master plan” to tackle immigration crisis

Alternate Citizen Protection Minister for Migration Policy, George Koumoutsakos announced that the Mitsotakis government was preparing a comprehensive “master plan” tackling all aspects of the migration and refugee issue. The announcement was…

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Dismantle the trafficking networks operating in Turkey: Minister

Greece’s Alternate Citizen Protection Minister for Migration Policy, George Koumoutsakos called for more effective implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement in particular the dismantling trafficking networks operating in Turkey. Koumoutsakos made the comments…

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Mitsotakis aims to strengthen Greek borders as part of migration policy

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced key migration policy decisions on Monday following his meetings with European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship; Dimitris Avramopoulos and government ministers including Citizen Protection…

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PM Mitsotakis to tackle migration policy with EU officials

Greece’s newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to meet senior EU officials today, Monday 15 July to discuss migration policy. Specifically, the Greek PM will chair a meeting on migration at…

Greek Opposition party warns of consequences over FYROM referendum 4

Greek Opposition party warns of consequences over FYROM referendum

Greece’s main opposition party warned that if FYROM proceeds to implement the agreement following the referendum, there will be implications for Greece. The warning came from New Democracy’s Shadow Foreign Minister George…