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President receives women judges, lawyers and MPs from Afghanistan

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou has received a group of women, attorneys, judges and MPs from Afghanistan at the presidential mansion on Tuesday. “Greece’s response to requests for hosting vulnerable Afghani refugees was immediate,” she noted, “and it highlighted the significance it attaches to the humanitarian aspect of the migration crisis, in …

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Seven women MPs from Afghanistan arrive in Athens, says Foreign Ministry

Seven women MPs from Afghanistan arrived in Athens via Tbilisi, accompanied by their family members, earlier on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry announced. The seven women were extricated from Afghanistan following the actions of the NGO Zaka Khan, which is based in New York. Their arrival and stay in Greece, which …

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“We do not want a repeat of uncontrolled massive migration flows like in 2015,” Greek PM tells BSF

“We do not want a repeat of the uncontrolled and unregulated massive massive migration flows we experienced in 2015, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday during his introductory speech at a panel of the Bled Strategic Forum 2021, in Bled, Slovenia. Mitsotakis said that he disagrees with the …

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Greece and Turkey express common stance on refugee pressure from Afghanistan

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed that Greece and Turkey face the same challenge regarding the refugee pressure that may arise from recent developments in Afghanistan. During a 30-minute-long phone conversation on Friday evening, the two leaders also agreed that the neighboring countries of Afghanistan must …

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Mitsotakis and Erdogan to discuss developments in Afghanistan

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will speak on the phone with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at 19:30 on Friday. According to a statement by the PM’s office, the two leaders will discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan. Greece considers that contact with Turkey is necessary, as the wider region …

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Greece’s High Council focus on safe evacuation from Afghanistan, border protection

Greece’s Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense Issues (KYSEA) met on Wednesday afternoon to discuss developments in Afghanistan and the planning for country’s border protection. At the same time, Greece’s high priority is the safe passage for the return of individuals and their families who cooperated with the Greek forces …

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75% of the islands migrants population is from Afghanistan, says Greek Migration Minister

75% of the islands migrants population is from Afghanistan, Greece’s Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis said on Tuesday adding that if the Afghan migrants are transferred to the mainland  they will have no right to be returned to Turkey. In a meeting with EU Migration Commissioner Yiva Johansson, Mitarakis pointed out …

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