Greece defends approach on border with Turkey

The Greek Deputy migration Minister Georgios Koumoutsakos has defended the actions of his country against migrants at the border with Turkey. "What we are witn

Greece defends approach on border with Turkey

The Greek Deputy migration Minister Georgios Koumoutsakos has defended the actions of his country against migrants at the border with Turkey. "What we are witnessing is a danger to our national security and the European borders," said Koumoutsakos of the German newspaper "Welt am Sonntag".

"We had to find a Balance between international law and the protection of our borders. This is a narrow ridge. But I think we managed to find a reasonable solution", said the Greek government representative. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had declared on Saturday of last week, the borders of his country to the EU for migrants to open. Then had go thousands to the border. Greece urged them with hardness, which criticize human rights activists sharply. (sda)

Created: 08.03.2020, 04:39 PM

Updated Date: 08 March 2020, 05:02

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