Frontex more unauthorized border recorded crossings | policy

In the Corona-the crisis has hardly even migrants to Europe. In may, this has changed. However, the Numbers are still very low. Berlin (dpa) - After a sharp,

Frontex more unauthorized border recorded crossings | policy

In the Corona-the crisis has hardly even migrants to Europe. In may, this has changed. However, the Numbers are still very low.

Berlin (dpa) - After a sharp, corona-induced decline in April more migrants in Europe, are recently arrived. In may there was on the main migration routes of almost 4300 unauthorized border crossings.

almost three times as many as in the previous month, as the Funke media group, citing the Warsaw-based EU border protection Agency Frontex reported. In April, the Figures had dropped in the Wake of the Corona-pandemic to a record low.

The managing Director of Pro ASYL, Günter Burkhardt, told the German press Agency, that it was with a view to the global pursuit of pressure is still very low Figures. In addition, there is for asylum seekers to be almost no options for legal entry into the European Union. With a view to the conference of the interior Ministers of the Federation and the länder in the coming week in Erfurt, he said: "We demand from the Ministers that the refugee camps be evacuated to the Greek Islands entirely. Germany alone would be able to, all the people from there to be incorporated." In the crowded Camps on the Greek Aegean Islands around 30,000 people were last.

a Total of registered Frontex crossings according to the report, from January to may 31.600 illegal border - six percent less than in the prior-year period. The Route over the Eastern Mediterranean via Turkey and Greece - was re-route the "most active migration to Europe". Here, Frontex noted in may, 1250, irregular border crossings are eight times as many as in April. From January to may 12.700 cases and 28 per cent less than in the previous year were recorded in the period. Most of the people came from Afghanistan.

On the track over the Central Mediterranean - from Libya and Tunisia to Italy and Malta - there were around 1000 illegal border crossings, an increase of 40 percent compared to April, as it was said. From January to may of detected Frontex 5500 cases, almost three times as many as in the same period of 2019. The migrants came mainly from Bangladesh, Sudan and the ivory coast.

Over the Western Mediterranean sea from Morocco to Spain - came in may, according to the report, more than 650 migrants. The were almost four times as many as in April. In the first five months of the year 3700 migrants were registered, less than half than in the same period of the previous year. Almost every second was Algerians.

On the Western Balkan route crossings were made in may, more than 900 illegal border, ten times more than in April. From January to may there were more than 6900 cases, an increase of 50 percent compared to the same period last year.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 14:33

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