Bulgaria, Greece “to work actively together” on migration and asylum issues
As frontline countries, Bulgaria and Greece face common challenges related to increased migration pressure. They must join forces not only at the bilateral level, but also within the European Union, in order to pay due attention to the Eastern Mediterranean.
This must also be done in close co-operation with Turkey.
This was the common view expressed by Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Mladen Marinov and the Minister of Migration Policy of Greece, Giorgos Koumoutsakos, during talks in Sofia on September 20, the Interior Ministry said.
The two praised bilateral co-operation in the field of home affairs and migration and asylum.
There was a willingness to upgrade and expand existing co-operation in order to tackle common challenges – cross-border crime, illegal migration, trafficking in human beings, and smuggling of goods.
You may be interested
Coronavirus Greece: 43 dead, 56 new cases, 1.212 in totalmakis - Mar 30, 2020
The dead from the coronavirus in Greece has reached 43 as confirmed by the official announcement of Sotiris Tsiodras on…
Greek government plans to inject a total of 10bn euros into economy amid coronavirus pandemicPanos - Mar 30, 2020
The Greek government plans to mitigate the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the Greek economy by injecting huge…
The most productive age groups in Greece are hit by Covid-19, data revealsPanos - Mar 30, 2020
The most productive age groups in Greece seem to be infected the most by the coronavirus, according to official data.…