PM faces complex challenge as Turkey threatens free passage for refugees

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Migration, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Refugees
Photo by Panagiotis Tzamaros
Photo by Panagiotis Tzamaros

The government scrambled to prepare on Friday for a potential sharp influx of refugees arriving in Greece over the next few days after Turkey intimated that it would provide free passage to Syrians seeking to reach the European Union.

Turkish officials made the claims on Thursday, sparking concerns in Athens as the government has already had a torrid time this week trying to tackle the migration challenged. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was forced on Wednesday to recall the riot...

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