Large number of refugees to arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

4 January 2016
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The ferry Ariadne with 1,880 refugees on board is expected to dock at Piraeus port on Monday. The vessel has collected 1,270 persons from Lesvos and 610 from Chios.

The ferry Mykonos carrying 688 refugees from Chios and Samos arrived earlier at Piraeus.

In the period 31 December 2015 – 4 January 2016, the Greek Coast Guard has rescued 596 migrants and refugees in 13 incidents that occurred in the sea regions of Lesvos, Chios, Agathonissi, Kos and Megisti

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