Albania returns six Syrians to Greece

Albania returns six Syrians to Greece

Albanian authorities have returned to Greece six Syrians who had illegally crossed the border.

Police said Saturday they arrested a 47-year old Albanian who had assisted the Syrians to cross in a mountainous area near Gjirokastra, 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Tirana, for 300 euros ($335) each.

The Albanian is charged with assistance to illegal border crossing, which is punishable by up to seven years' imprisonment.


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