With seasonal forest and brush fires raging on the Greek island of Evia, west of Athens, the European Union has mobilised water tanker aeroplanes from Italy and Spain to be dispatched to the affected regions from the bloc's rescEU reserve after the Greek government requested Brussels' assistance.

The EU's Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, met in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and visited the Greek Civil Protection Crisis Centr...

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