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Under-pressure Greece toughens migration stance
By Chantal VALERY
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Athens, Feb 15, 2020 (AFP) - Facing overwhelming migration pressure on the Aegean with island camps on the brink of asphyxiation, the conservative Greek government has hardened its asylum policy with increased repatriations, new detention centres and plans for a sea barrier.
"The decongestion of our islands is our number one priority," migration minister Notis Mitarachi told AFP as the gover ...