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Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria present joint document on Eastern route migration pressure
CNA - Athanasios Athanasiou - Belgium/Brussels 08/10/2019 18:22


The ministers of Justice and Home Affairs of Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria, presented on Wednesday a document with their Joint Position and Recommendations on Migration Pressures in the Eastern Mediterranean, at the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council held in Luxembourg.

According to a written statement by the ministry, the initiative aims to "effectively tackle the increasing migration flows along the eastern Mediterranean route".

Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria call for the establishment of a functioning common European return mechanism, as Member States alone cannot be effective only through unilateral action, call for an effective mechanism for relocation from the eastern Mediterranean and seek provision adequate support and allocation of resources to affected countries.

(CNA)

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