Second group of refugees arrived in Turkey

Under the EU-Turkey Agreement on Migration, the second group of refugees from Greece arrived in the Turkish townof Dikili (Izmir Province).

8 April 2016 15:37

A “Lesbos” ship has arrived in the port of Dikili, Izmir, bringing the rest of the refugees from the island of Midilli. After recovering the fingerprints the employees of the Turkish Migration Office will examine them physically.

The security measures have been ramped up. Local and foreign journalists are watching the current developments.

March, 18, the EU and Turkey have reached the Agreement providing "one –in, one-out" formula, i.e. resettlement of the Syrian refugees, brought to Turkey from the Greek islands, in the European Union.

The main aim of the Agreement is to prevent the tragic deaths of refugees during an illegal crossing of the Aegean Sea.

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