Frontex chief: manage borders or Schengen falls

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Migrants and refugees arrive on a coast guard's boat to Mytilini, Lesvos Island, Greece, 02 February 2016.

Frontex chief: manage borders or Schengen falls


If the EU border agency Frontex can’t manage to secure Europe’s outer borders, Schengen will collapse. This warning is coming from Fabrice Leggeri, who heads Frontex.

In an interview with Germany’s Spiegel Online, Leggeri stressed that Turkey needs to do more.

“Taking care of two million Syrian refugees is, of course, a burden for Turkey. I appreciate that. But if Ankara is going to demand sweeping concessions, such as a relaxation of visa requirements for its citizens, we Europeans should...


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