A total of 730 migrants and refugees arrived on the Greek islands while 658 more were rescued

19 November 2019
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The rescues took place in the sea off the coast of Alexandroupolis, on mainland Greece, and around the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Farmakonissi, Kos and Megisti.

In the same period, 730 migrants and refugees arrived in dinghies at various Aegean islands.

Meanwhile, two pursuits with exchanges of fire were reported in the sea around the islands of Stroggyli and Kos.

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