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Greece closes some land borders to contain spread of coronavirus in the North

The Greek government has decided to close some of the border crossings in northern Greece and increases Covid-19 test demands in an effort to contain the rapid spread of coronavirus in the broader area. Closed is one border crossing with Albania, while one border crossing with Bulgaria will remain open …

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New measures at land borders: PLF form also for Greeks’ short trips

Greece has taken additional measures at its land borders with neighboring countries in the North with the aim to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The measures do not only affect seasonal workers but also Greek citizens who cross the border for cheap shopping in the neighboring countries, Bulgaria, North …

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Greece opens all border-crossings and its ports to ships from abroad July 1

Greece is opening all its border-crossings to all its neighboring countries in the North, including to Turkey in the North-East and its ports to ships from abroad on July 1, 2020. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday, that the entrance gates at Evzoni, Kakavia, Krystallopigi, Promachonas, Nymfaia, Kastania and …

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Number of asylum-seekers in Greece rose to 73,000, says Migration Minister

There are about 15,000 immigrants living in the Greek islands, Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday. He pointed out at the overpopulation of the hot spots on Samos and Moria on Lesvos. And he stressed that the majority of migrants arriving in Greece nowadays are from Afghanistan and countries …

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