30.12.15

EU border agency Frontex sends 293 officers and 15 boats to Greece

Greek government sources indicated however that the size of the Frontex force is still insufficient to deal with the refugees crisis, Kathimerini reported

Frontex to dispatch more staff to Greece over coming weeks

The EU border agency Frontex said it had sent 293 officers and 15 boats to the Aegean islands. Dozens more Frontex staff are to be dispatched to Greece over the coming weeks. Greek government sources indicated however that the size of the Frontex force is still insufficient to deal with the refugee crisis, Kathimerini reported. Meanwhile, EPP parliamentary group leader Manfred Weber in an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine raised the possibility of a temporary exit of Greece from the Schengen area. See also our cepInput on the empirical and legal aspects of the refugee crisis.