The return of 1,100 people under the EU and Turkey

The return of 1,100 people under the EU and Turkey

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New data (Greek only) shows that as of 20 April 2017, approximately 1,100 people were repatriated to Turkey under the EU-Turkey Migration Agreement in March 2016.

Last week's retaliations took place when Greek authorities repatriated 60 migrants and asylum seekers from the Greek islands to Turkey on April 20 under the EU and Turkey were refused.

Of the total, 56 were Pakistani nationals, three from Bangladesh and one from Nepal.

From January 2016 to 20 April 2017, another 1,200 foreign nationals returned to Turkey from Greece under the bilateral resettlement protocol between Greece and Turkey