Fifty migrants rescued near Farmakonisi

Fifty migrants rescued near Farmakonisi

The Greek coast guard and a vessel of the European Union border monitoring agency Frontex detected and rescued 50 migrants in a dinghy near Farmakonisi between the eastern Aegean islands of Leros and Samos on Thursday.

On Wednesday, a Frontex vessel also intercepted a boat with 23 migrants and refugees in a sea area east of Samos.

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