Declining Refugee Flows to Greek Islands and Evros

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Monday, November 26, 2018
Declining Refugee Flows to Greek Islands and Evros

Author:Tassos Kokkinidis | greekreporter.com | 26 November 2018

The flow of refugees to the Greek islands and through Evros, the land bridge which forms the border with Turkey, has been on the decline in the recent past, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday.

Speaking to ‘Sto Kokkino’ radio station, Vitsas said that “our main concern is to relieve pressure on the islands and deal with the refugee flow in Evros.”

Vitsas is on a tour of northern Greece and is expected to visit refugee reception facilities in Drama and Kavala.

He underlined that the main purpose is to look at the situation, to exchange views with people working in the field and see what can be done to facilitate their work. In addition he hopes to improve the living conditions of the asylum seekers. Read more>>>