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Greek islands under coronavirus lock down

Only permanent residents can travel to and from the Greek islands  after people of many other nationalities including Italian, have sought to flee coronavirus outbreaks by travelling to the islands. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says the smaller the island, the more difficult, if not impossible, it will be to treat the sick.

Samothrace

Stranded tourists on island prompts government response

The recent transportation problems on the island of Samothrace due to dangerous weather conditions that saw hundreds of tourists stranded for a week, prompted the government to call an urgent meeting on…

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

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…