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Greece ignored offer to monitor migrant boat, says EU border agency

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2023
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Greece did not respond to an offer to send a plane to monitor a migrant boat that later sank with huge loss of life, EU border officials say.

At least 82 people are known to have died in the incident last week, but the UN says a further 500 may have drowned.

Greece has faced criticism for not doing more to respond to the disaster.

The BBC also found that the migrant boat hardly moved in the hours before it capsized contradicting the Greek claim it was on a safe,...

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