The responsible minister, Notis Mitarakis, spoke about the immigration developments, repeating that Turkey exerts pressure on the borders, which does not translate into flows to our country.
The Security Forces are doing their job and protecting the Greek and European borders clarified the Minister of Migration and Asylum, stressing to SKAI on Saturday morning that we are seeing the second lowest flows of the decade with 2021 being the record year, pointing out that the
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Then Mr. Mitarakis pointed out that our country faces two fronts in terms of immigration management. On the one hand, as he pointed out, there is Turkey and the smugglers and on the other hand the European Left which is trying to pressure Greece to “force us to open the borders”. As he characteristically said, “The European Left, NGOs and left-wing Media are denouncing Greece in order to achieve a more relaxed policy in border protection than our country”, while he made it clear that the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, was clear, “we will not become a wild vine, we will not we will again experience 1 million streams as happened during SYRIZA”.
We see the silence of SYRIZA
Regarding the incident in Evros, he repeated that the evidence shows that all the children who were on the island were rescued. As he pointed out in the list of the NGO submitted to the European Court of Human Rights, there were four children and four children are currently in Greece. He went on to say that “since I made the revelations in the Parliament, we see a silence from SYRIZA”.