Notis Mitarachi: "Border protection makes Europe strong against excessive demands".

Response of the Minister of Migration and Asylum Mr. Notis Mitarachi to the statements of the Minister of Interior of Turkey Mr. Süleyman Soylu

Regarding the allegations of the Minister of Interior of Turkey, Mr. Süleyman Soylu, the Minister of Migration and Asylum, Mr. Notis Mitarachi, made the following statement:

""The European Union and Greece are opposed to any attempt to 'instrumentalize' the migration crisis, and obviously border protection makes Europe strong in the face of excessive demands.

This is the mission of Frontex, this is the sovereign responsibility of our country.

We protect our borders with determination and in compliance with international law.

Of course, Turkey, by implementing the Joint Declaration, should have prevented the illegal departures.

In this way, the recent deadly shipwrecks, would have been prevented.

Every boat that does not sail saves lives are helps crackdown smuggling networks.".

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