ND unveils migration bill seeking to tighten up asylum process, speed up returns

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Refugees
Photo by Giannis Papanikos/Fosphotos
Photo by Giannis Papanikos/Fosphotos

The government is seeking to overhaul Greece’s asylum procedure with the aim of tightening up the process and producing quicker decisions as well as faster returns of migrants who are not eligible for protection.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was expected to raise the migration issue on Thursday at his first European Council since taking over the Greek premiership. Government sources suggested that he would try to reach common ground with other southern Eur...

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