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EU Commissioner files motion to have anonymous prosecution witnesses’ identity revealed
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EU Commissioner files motion to have anonymous prosecution witnesses’ identity revealed

Panos - Mar 06, 2018

EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Monday filed a motion with a relevant supreme court deputy prosecutor demanding that the names of three "protected witnesses" who provided controversial…

Avramopoulos: Schengen’s integrity is crucial
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Avramopoulos: Schengen’s integrity is crucial

makis - Nov 23, 2017

The European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, was present in the Celebration of the entry into force of the European Border and Coast…

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Avramopoulos, Mouzalas call for common European policy for migration

Panos - Jun 22, 2017

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Wednesday migration needs a global approach to be successful and that the EU’s ability to respond to it will…

EU prods members to take in the refugees they promised to
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EU prods members to take in the refugees they promised to

makis - Mar 02, 2017

The European Union is pleading with member countries to step up the relocation of asylum-seekers from Italy and Greece, seeking to give new momentum to a plan…

ND chief to meet Avramopoulos in Athens
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ND chief to meet Avramopoulos in Athens

Panos - Aug 25, 2016

Conservative leader Kyriakos Mitstoakis will on Friday meet with the EU’s migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos for talks that are expected to focus on the refugee issue. The…

Migration Commissioner denies rumours of a ‘Plan B’ to build refugee camps on Greek islands
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Migration Commissioner denies rumours of a ‘Plan B’ to build refugee camps on Greek islands

Panos - May 12, 2016

Following rumours that the EU was mulling over a ‘Plan B’ that would see large open camps built on a number of Greek islands to host refugees…

Avramopoulos: Dublin Accord on immigration not working
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Avramopoulos: Dublin Accord on immigration not working

makis - Apr 07, 2016

The European Commission tabled two proposals for the revision of the ‘Dublin Accord’ on immigration, Wednesday in Brussels. Immigration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and the body’s vice President…

EU commissioner praises Albania migrant plans
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EU commissioner praises Albania migrant plans

makis - Mar 18, 2016

A European Union official has hailed Albania's fast drafting of a contingency plan to address a possible influx of refugees, though there have been no indications they…

EU migration chief to inspect Idomeni camp, talk to officials
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EU migration chief to inspect Idomeni camp, talk to officials

Panos - Mar 15, 2016

The European Union’s commissioner for migration policy, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is due on Tuesday to visit a makeshift camp on Greece’s northern border with the Former Yugoslav Republic…

EU to give Greece May deadline to register migrants
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EU to give Greece May deadline to register migrants

ilias1 - Mar 05, 2016

Europe will set Greece a deadline of May 12 to register all migrants in an orderly fashion or face more border controls, Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told…

Avramopoulos: Greece has until May 12 to control its borders
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Avramopoulos: Greece has until May 12 to control its borders

Panos - Mar 04, 2016

EU Commission Dimitris Avramopoulos, who holds the home affairs and migration portfolio, on Friday warned that Greece will have until May 12 to identify and register all…

EU migration system could ‘completely break down’ in 10 days, Avramopoulos warns
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EU migration system could ‘completely break down’ in 10 days, Avramopoulos warns

makis - Feb 25, 2016

The EU has until a March 7 summit with Turkey to curb the number of migrants coming to Europe or else the bloc's migration system could "completely…

Divided EU seeks to avoid migrant “humanitarian crisis”
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Divided EU seeks to avoid migrant “humanitarian crisis”

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

European interior ministers tried Thursday to resolve deep divisions over the migrant crisis, with Greece lashing out at its partners for creating a humanitarian crisis and officials…

Avramopoulos plays down Schengen warning as Greece faces deadline
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Avramopoulos plays down Schengen warning as Greece faces deadline

Sokratis - Feb 13, 2016

European Immigration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Friday sought to play down fears of Greece being excluded from Schengen, as European Union governments gave Athens…

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No EU country exiting Schengen zone, sais commissioner Avramopoulos

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

"There has never been a matter of military strengthening on FYROM's borders as there has never been an issue of an EU country exiting the Schengen zone,"…

Avramopoulos : Detention centers are also needed
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Avramopoulos : Detention centers are also needed

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

“We should be clear that no country is being threatened with suspension from Schengen,” European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Friday said…

D. Avramopoulos: Our ultimate common goal is to protect Schengen
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D. Avramopoulos: Our ultimate common goal is to protect Schengen

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Wednesday the draft Schengen evaluation report on Greece “showed serious deficiencies” but that the situation has started to…

EU migration commissioner warns against Schengen ouster talk
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EU migration commissioner warns against Schengen ouster talk

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

The European Union’s commissioner for migration policy, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on Sunday warned against recent suggestions that Greece may be expelled from the Schengen Area if it fails…

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EU is determined to deal effectively with terror attacks, EU Commissioner Avramopoulos says

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Thursday expressed EU's determination to deal effectively with terror attacks. Avramopoulos was addressing the European Parliament…

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Avramopoulos: Hotspots in Greece and Italy will be ready in four weeks the latest

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

Hotspots in Greece and Italy will be ready in four weeks the latest, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said in an interview with Sueddeutsche Zeitung on…