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Coast guard rescues 85 migrants in Aegean Sea

Coast guard officers on Friday rescued and subsequently arrested 85 irregular migrants in the eastern Aegean Sea.

A group of 26 migrants was located off the Dodecanese island of Agathonisi, while another 28 were located on the northeastern coast of another Dodecanese island, Farmakonisi.

Lastly, 31 immigrants were discovered in the northeastern Aegean off Lesvos and were subsequently taken to the city of Mytilene.