The Italian Foreign Ministry, the Italian Civil Protection Department and the Greek Embassy in Rome have announced that a new operation is being planned to repatriate Greeks currently in Italy who wish to return to their home country.
The repatriation will apply to those who have lost their jobs in Italy, have nowhere to stay or have a serious health problem.
One hundred Greeks who were holidaying in Morocco will be repatriated later on Wednesday on an Aegean Airlines flight from Marrakesh, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release Wednesday.
The repatriation followed a phone call between Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita on Tuesday, it added.
EU-backed repatriations program aim to ease pressure on islands Migration Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson on Thursday jointly announced the establishment of a European Union-backed program for the repatriation of 5,000 migrants from Greece to their home countries.
The Romanian national who died in the armed attack in Hanau, Germany, has been repatriated on Thursday, a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) sent to AGERPRES informed. Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu ordered that the amounts necessary for the repatriation be ensured from the special funds allocated to the MAE budget for managing consular crisis situations.
Repatriating Romania's gold reserve would cost 10-20 times more than the commission paid to the Bank of England for storing it there, said, on Tuesday, the Governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR), Mugur Isarescu, in a press conference. "We will respect the law, the vote of the Parliament.