EU Council adopts conclusions on the Turkish drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean

Today, the Council adopted the following conclusions on the Turkish drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean: «1. Recalling the Council conclusions of 18 June 2019 and previous European Council conclusions, notably those of 20 June 2019, the Council deplores that, despite the European Union’s repeated calls to cease its illegal activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey continued…

Migration Policy Min Koumoutsakos: Samos hotspot situation ‘unsustainable’

Alternate Minister of Migration Policy Giorgos Koumoutsakos visited on Friday the refugee reception and identification center at the island of Samos, where described the situation as «unsustainable». In a statement, Koumoutsakos expressed his concern on conditions there, calling the town of Vathi «a besieged city». According to a press release, Koumoutsakos stressed that «our intention…