Visit ArabTopics.com

EU Sends Reinforcements to Greece to Help Secure Border With Turkey


(AP) The European border protection agency, Frontex, says it has deployed another 100 guards to Greece to help protect the EU’s frontier there from the pressure of migrants.

Warsaw-based Frontex said on Friday the deployment of guards from 22 member states is part of a rapid border intervention requested by Athens. The assistance will also include vessels, maritime surveillance aircraft and thermal-vision Vehicles, for the Frontex maritime Rapid Border Intervention task, Aegean 2020, AP reports.

Greece has been trying to stop a massive wave of migrants pushing in from Turkey, in a crisis that erupted last month. Athens says more than 45,000 attempted entries have been thwarted. Frontex already has more than 500 officers in Greece, as well as 11 vessels and other equipment.

“The presence of 100 officers from all around Europe underlines the fact that the protection of the European area of freedom, security and justice is a shared responsibility of all member states,” Frontex quoted its executive director, Fabrice Leggeri, as having said during the launch of the operation in the Greek town of Orestiada.

The rapid border interventions are planned for two months but can be extended if needed.

READ MORE TURKEY NEWS AT: 21st Century Wire Turkey Files

SUPPORT OUR INDEPENDENT MEDIA PLATFORM – BECOME A MEMBER @21WIRE.TV

Source: 
21 Century Wire

Dear friends of this aggregator

  • Yes, I intentionally removed Newsbud from the aggregator on Mar 22.
  • Newsbud did not block the aggregator, although their editor blocked me on twitter after a comment I made to her
  • As far as I know, the only site that blocks this aggregator is Global Research. I have no idea why!!
  • Please stop recommending Newsbud and Global Research to be added to the aggregator.

Support this site

News Sources

Source Items
Please Stop the Ride 22
The Infectious Myth 21
Lockdown Skeptics 21
Sam Husseini 31
Dr. Andrew Kaufman 3
Swiss Propaganda Research 18
Off Guardian 72
Cory Morningstar 10
James Bovard 47
WWI Hidden History 51
Grayzone Project 424
Pass Blue 371
Dilyana Gaytandzhieva 17
John Pilger 425
The Real News 367
Scrutinised Minds 29
Need To Know News 3365
FEE 5413
Marine Le Pen 403
Francois Asselineau 25
Opassande 53
HAX on 5July 220
Henrik Alexandersson 1224
Mohamed Omar 404
Professors Blog 10
Arg Blatte Talar 40
Angry Foreigner 19
Fritte Fritzson 12
Teologiska rummet 32
Filosofiska rummet 143
Vetenskapsradion Historia 196
Snedtänkt (Kalle Lind) 261
Les Crises 3932
Richard Falk 220
Ian Sinclair 136
SpinWatch 61
Counter Currents 12609
Kafila 653
Gail Malone 45
Transnational Foundation 221
Rick Falkvinge 95
The Duran 11343
Vanessa Beeley 215
Nina Kouprianova 9
MintPress 6087
Paul Craig Roberts 2550
News Junkie Post 74
Nomi Prins 27
Kurt Nimmo 191
Strategic Culture 6132
Sir Ken Robinson 28
Stephan Kinsella 118
Liberty Blitzkrieg 884
Sami Bedouin 65
Consortium News 2685
21 Century Wire 4128
Burning Blogger 324
Stephen Gowans 102
David D. Friedman 165
Anarchist Standard 16
The BRICS Post 1541
Tom Dispatch 629
Levant Report 18
The Saker 5111
The Barnes Review 600
John Friend 535
Psyche Truth 160
Jonathan Cook 162
New Eastern Outlook 4895
School Sucks Project 1827
Giza Death Star 2179
Andrew Gavin Marshall 28
Red Ice Radio 685
GMWatch 2587
Robert Faurisson 150
Espionage History Archive 35
Jay's Analysis 1176
Le 4ème singe 91
Jacob Cohen 220
Agora Vox 19490
Cercle Des Volontaires 455
Panamza 2600
Fairewinds 121
Project Censored 1250
Spy Culture 626
Conspiracy Archive 84
Crystal Clark 14
Timothy Kelly 648
PINAC 1482
The Conscious Resistance 1055
Independent Science News 90
The Anti Media 6877
Positive News 820
Brandon Martinez 30
Steven Chovanec 61
Lionel 317
The Mind renewed 460
Natural Society 2627
Yanis Varoufakis 1140
Tragedy & Hope 122
Dr. Tim Ball 114
Web of Debt 166
Porkins Policy Review 456
Conspiracy Watch 174
Eva Bartlett 646
Libyan War Truth 373
DeadLine Live 1916
Kevin Ryan 68
BSNEWS 2128
Aaron Franz 269
Traces of Reality 166
Revelations Radio News 123
Dr. Bruce Levine 160
Peter B Collins 1790
Faux Capitalism 205
Dissident Voice 11957
Climate Audit 227
Donna Laframboise 509
Judith Curry 1191
Geneva Business Insider 40
Media Monarchy 2728
Syria Report 84
Human Rights Investigation 94
Intifada (Voice of Palestine) 1685
Down With Tyranny 13601
Laura Wells Solutions 50
Video Rebel's Blog 482
Revisionist Review 485
Aletho News 22937
ضد العولمة 27
Penny for your thoughts 3397
Northerntruthseeker 2892
كساريات 37
Color Revolutions and Geopolitics 27
Stop Nato 4882
AntiWar.com Blog 3416
AntiWar.com Original Content 7666
Corbett Report 2663
Stop Imperialism 491
Land Destroyer 1298
Webster Tarpley Website 1154

Compiled Feeds

Public Lists

Title Visibility
Funny Public