Dozens of foreign nationals trying to travel with forged documents have been arrested by police conducting passport checks at Kalamata Airport in southern Greece.
More specifically, police said that between July 5 and Tuesday, 55 foreign nationals were arrested as they tried to board flights, mainly to cities in Central and Northern Europe.
Turkish jets violated Greek airspace on Wednesday for the first time after 26 days, with several F-16 fighter jets entering Athens' Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan, according to the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA).
Between 3 and 4 p.m., pairs of jets flew three times over Oinouses, four times over Panagia and one northeast of Chios.
Canada's Governor General Julie Payette called for cooperation with Greece on environment, human rights and electronic governance during a phone call with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday.
The two officials also discussed the need for solidarity and a common approach to tackle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, her office said.