Greece / Turkey.- Greece will expand its border fence on the river that separates it from Turkey

ATENAS, 17 Oct. (DPA/EP) –

The Greek Government announced this Saturday that it will expand its border fence with Turkey along the river that separates them – Evros for the Greeks, Meric for the Turks – so that “Greek citizens feel safe,” he declared this Saturday. the country’s prime minister, Kiriakos Mitsotakis.

Ankara has repeatedly threatened to allow thousands of migrants to cross from Turkey to the European Union via Greece, so the Greek government has decided to reinforce the 11-kilometer long river fence, which coincides with the Kastanies pass. -Kapikule.

This expansion is in addition to three other new fences that the Greek Government is building in three sections of the southern course of the river, near the town of Feres, to complete a length of about 27 kilometers. All these projects are expected, according to the prime minister, to be ready by April 2021.

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