Tag: Frontex

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Greece: Frontex, Turkish CG & NATO vessels fail to intercept immigrants rubber boat! (video)

makis - Jun 05, 2017

A video surfaced two days ago by AegeanHawk, that shows the suspiciously lousy job done by FRONTEX (Netherland Coast Guard), NATO (Albanian CG) and -unsurprisingly- the Turkish…

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Frontex chief to meet with top ministers on Aegean patrols

makis - Apr 26, 2017

Two days after 16 migrants drowned off the coast of Lesvos when their smuggling boat sank, the executive director of the European Union’s border monitoring agency Frontex,…

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EU to reinforce Frontex presence in Greece, says German report

makis - Dec 13, 2016

The European Union border control agency Frontex was reinforcing its presence in Greece, a Spiegel Online report said on Tuesday. According to the report, an increased Frontex…

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EU’s Frontex seeks 1,500 police for Greece

makis - Mar 21, 2016

The European Union border control agency Frontex says it's seeking 1,500 police officers and 50 readmissions officers from the bloc's member states to help Greece return migrants…

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Frontex: Greece needs more ships, planes

makis - Feb 23, 2016

The head of Europe's border control agency says more border officers, ships and planes are needed to guard Greece's sprawling maritime border, where most migrants enter the…

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EU patrol rescues 900 migrants at sea, says Frontex

makis - Feb 18, 2016

The EU border agency Frontex said one of its maritime patrols rescued around 900 migrants on Thursday near the Greek island of Lesvos as weather conditions have…

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Coast Guard: 41 bodies recovered near Farmakonisi and Kalolimnos

ilias1 - Jan 23, 2016

In spite of the good weather conditions at sea, the Coast Guard and Frontex were called out in two different incidents in the eastern Aegean Sea early…