Greek PM to seek international help with migration problem

Amid a continuing increase in the influx of undocumented migrants to Greece from Turkey, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chaired an emergency meeting on the matter over the weekend and is expected to broach the subject with both German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly summit in New York this week.
The meeting at the Maximos Mansion over the weekend - the second within a month - concluded that efforts should continue to ease the pressure on state facilities on the Aegean islands and that the presence of Hellenic Coast Guard vessels in the area should be boosted, as should aid from the European Union's border monitoring agency Frontex and NATO.
There are particular concerns about the situation on the island of Lesvos after more than 400 migrants landed there on Friday and arrivals...

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