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Nothing can cross the border with Turkey, according to the Minister of Civil Protection

Turkey needs to seek clarification on its treatment of migrants after a “truly shocking” incident in which 92 migrants were left naked at the Evros border, Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Sunday. emphasized, speaking on Skai’s morning news show, Calimera. tv set.

“It’s a dehumanizing depiction, a barbaric act reminiscent of the Middle Ages rather than the 21st century,” said Theodoricakos.

According to the minister, most of the 92 illegal immigrants involved were Afghans, along with some Syrians. They told Frontex Border Agency officials that they were taken to Evros in three vehicles of the Turkish Gendarmerie (Jandarma).

“Through Turkey’s barbaric weaponization of illegal immigration, there is a daily threat to Evros, which is systematically causing problems along the length of the river,” said Theodoricakos, who said Greece had been “throwing away” in the last three-and-a-half years. Emphasizing its military strength, it has significantly improved and strengthened its strategic cooperation, particularly with the United States and France.

“Here are people in perfect unity who do not accept any debate about sovereignty. “I know the situation is in place,” the minister said, stressing that the Greek army is on alert and cannot cross Greece’s border with Turkey.

Theodorikakos also commented on the case regarding a 12-year-old rape victim in Koronos, stressing that everything would be fully investigated and the guilty party brought to justice.

He said the two police officers arrested for raping a 19-year-old girl at the Omonia police station would also be put on trial and immediately dismissed from the police if convicted. [AMNA]



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