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Greece says it prevented 260,000 migrants from getting into in 2022


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Greece says it prevented round 260,000 migrants from crossing its border with Turkey in 2022.

Ankara insists it has adhered to worldwide regulation, but when a migrant qualifies for refugee standing they can’t be dominated to have damaged the regulation by crossing a border.

Lots of the migrants come from war-torn nations, primarily Afghanistan and Syria.

Greece has usually been accused by human rights organisations of forcing a few of them again into Turkey.

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In October 92 males, who had been principally from Afghanistan and Syria, had been discovered virtually bare and bruised on the border.

On the time the UN refugee company stated in a tweet that it was “deeply distressed by the surprising studies.”

On Saturday the minister of citizen safety confirmed ambassadors from different European Union nations, in addition to Switzerland and the UK, a piece of an increasing border wall with Turkey. He advised them that it additionally acts as one of many European Union’s borders.

“It’s a message of software of worldwide regulation and I imagine that Turkey ought to obtain it,” Christos Stylianides stated.

The five-metre-high metal wall faces east throughout the Evros river which marks the border.

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Greece is increasing the wall, including a 35-kilometre stretch with the final word purpose of extending it to cowl a lot of the 192-kilometre border. 

The EU’s border safety company, Frontex will even ship one other 400 guards to the border, including to the present 1,800-strong pressure.

Athens has repeatedly accused Turkey of weaponising the plight of migrants, encouraging them to cross the border to place stress on Greece and the remainder of the EU and successfully cooperating with folks traffickers. 

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In the meantime Turkey accuses Greece of violent pushbacks that endanger the lives of migrants. 

It hosts some 3.6 million registered Syrian refugees, greater than some other nation on this planet.

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EU leaders are fearful that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might encourage a mass exodus to the EU, the place a lot of the migrants and refugees need to find yourself, ideally at one of many extra affluent bloc members.


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