Greece blocks hundreds of migrants at Turkish border

Crossing at Evros closed, police send reinforcements

28 February, 16:53

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, FEBRUARY 28 - Greece closed its land border with Turkey in Kastanies Evros on Friday, preventing hundreds of migrants from entering the country, according to CNN.gr.

    It said the alarm went off starting Friday morning with the news that about 300 people were moving towards the border, following the annoucement by Turkish government sources that Ankara would no longer prevent the passage of migrants to the EU.

    Police reinforcements arrived in the area, as well as Greek Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis.(ANSAmed).

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