Greece returned 308 irregular migrants to Turkey on Wednesday, according to a press release by the European Commission.
According to the EU’s executive body, the readmission is taking place only for the migrants who do not qualify for international protection in Europe. European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos praised the readmissions and said:
“Under the EU-Turkey joint action plan we agreed to accelerate return and readmission procedures...
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