More than 62,000 migrant arrivals in Greece last month, says IOM
The total number of migrants and refugees arriving in Greece in January topped 62,000, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.
“(It) is many, many times what we saw a year ago in the previous January,” IOM spokesman Joel Millman said.
He added that there were more than 360 deaths among migrants in the waters off Greece, Turkey and Italy during the month.
You may be interested
Greek Shipping Minister admitted to ICUPanos - Dec 03, 2020
The Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Giannis Plakiotakis, was admitted for precautionary reasons to the Intensive Care Unit of…
The UK approves Covid Pfizer vaccine for use next weekPanos - Dec 03, 2020
The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. British…
PM Mitsotakis: The resilience of Greek exports a small featPanos - Dec 03, 2020
The foreign trade sector is proving resilient and supporting the Greek economy, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday in…