Migration Ministry general secretary confirms resignation


Vasilis Papadopoulos confirmed his resignation as Migration Ministry General Secretary on Thursday, following a report in daily Eleftheros Typos published on the same day.

According to the newspaper, Papadopoulos submitted his resignation, his third to date, on October 26, citing the situation on Greek islands due to the increasing numbers of refugees and migrants arriving on Greek islands as the reason behind the move.

Speaking to state news agency ANA-MPA on Thursday, Papadopoulos said he had resigned but refrained from giving reasons for his decision.