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Tag: migration

Germany to take another 100 refugee children from Greece

Sixteen refugee children relocated to France

Sixteen out of the 350 unaccompanied children refugees that will be relocated to France from Greece left on Friday, the Migration office said in a press release. “Close Greco-French cooperation now extends…

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Greek PM: “We can’t go to a second total lockdown of our economies”

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Minister-President (Ministerpräsident) of North Rhine-Westphalia Armin Laschet, at Maximos Palace on Monday. Mitsotakis and Laschet discussed the important measures announced at the recent Summit, aimed at funding…

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27 undocumented migrants cross from Turkey to Lesvos

Authorities on the Aegean island of Lesvos have put 27 undocumented migrants who reached the island on Sunday in a dinghy from Turkey, into quarantine. The boat reached the village of Thermis…

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum on Wednesday announced the signing of an agreement with the United Kingdom in intelligence sharing and cooperation in their efforts to tackle the migration crisis. According…

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The Migration crisis: Weekly snapshot (10 – 16 February 2020)

Greece’s Government announced this week that it is holding off plans to build new closed migrant detention camps on the Greek islands, to allow for negotiations with local authorities who strongly oppose…

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The Migration crisis: Weekly snapshot (03 – 09 February 2020)

We continue our weekly snapshot on the migrant crisis on the Greek islands from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The latest figures concern the arrivals of migrants…

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Greek PM remains hopeful on Turkey as he updates Cyprus

Greece’s Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with Cyprus Republic President, Nicos Anastasiades by telephone on Thursday and briefed him on his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, that occurred…

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European Commission elects Greek Vice President

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos congratulated on Friday the European Commission’s new President Ursula von der Leyen and Vice President Margaritis Schinas. In his congratulatory letter to both…

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Mitsotakis meets with Bulgarian and North Macedonian leaders

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Bulgarian and North Macedonian counterparts on the sidelines of the 4th Thessaloniki Summit on Thursday. In his meeting with North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran…

Greece, Cyprus, Egypt

Defence Ministers condemn Turkey’s illegal actions

The 3rd Trilateral meeting between Greece, Cyprus and Egypt concluded in Athens yesterday with the National Defence Mministers of all three nations condemning Turkey’s illegal actions in the East Mediterranean and Syria.…

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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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