It orders checks on Syrians’ documents at the entrance and exit to each province and asks law enforcement to tell transport companies that Syrians are not allowed to leave the provinces where they have registered without permission.
Greek coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagkadianos said 11 people were rescued from the boat that sank and a twelfth swam ashore in the early hours. The survivors say there were a total of 46 people on board.
Hopes of a unanimous deal collapsed in the face of opposition from Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania at the crisis meeting in Brussels, officials said. Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the crisis is a “German problem”.
Resulting from Lesbos’ close proximity to Turkey (little greater than six miles away at its nearest point), the island has grow to be probably the most very popular stepping stones to Europe for these fleeing agitation & war in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan & beyond.