Türkiye detects another illegal Greek pushback of irregular migrants
Türkiye detects another illegal Greek pushback of irregular migrants
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Türkiye detects another illegal Greek pushback of irregular migrants

14:46 August 18, 2022 AA

Türkiye has detected another illegal pushback of irregular migrants by Greek authorities, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Thursday. "On August 16, 2022, a Turkish Navy UAV detected irregular migrants being transferred to 6 inflatable boats and pushed back towards Turkish territorial waters by a Greek Coast Guard boat in the east of the island of Sisam (Samos) in the Aegean Sea," a ministry statement said. It added the situation was immediately reported to the Turkish Coast Guard which rescued the irregular migrants.

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