Greece braces for fresh influx of tens of thousands of migrants as satellite images ‘show Turkey releasing refugees from inland deportation centres and moving them to coastal areas’
- Greek authorities increased coastguard, airforce and navy patrols in preparation
- People smugglers use Turkey’s west coast to traffic refugees to Greek islands
- In 2015-2016 crisis more than 1 million fled to the EU via Turkey and Greece
A refugee camp in Turkey is preparing to release tens of thousands of migrants sparking fears they will flee to EU member state Greece, satellite images suggest.
Greek authorities have increased coastguard, air force and navy patrols in preparation for an influx of migrants.