Letter from the Minister of Migration and Asylum to the European Commission and Frontex regarding the shipwreck of 30th July 2021 off Lesvos

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Letter from the Minister of Migration and Asylum to the European Commission and Frontex regarding the shipwreck of 30th July 2021 off Lesvos

"Regarding the incident of the sea wreck in Lesvos on July 30th, the rubber dinghy commenced its trip, illegally, from the Turkish coast. The Turkish Coast Guard, saw it, approached it, but allowed it to continue with its trip, and illegal entering the territorial waters of the EU. According to testimonies, while the sea was calm, the Turkish Coast Guard vessel made maneuvers that caused waves, triggering the rubber dinghy to capsize and left”.  

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