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Greece Publishes Video Showing Turkey's Creation of Border Crisis

Refugees and migrants in Evros.

Stelios Petsas, the spokesperson for the Greek Government, published a video on his social media accounts on Thursday showing a timeline of Turkey’s behavior in the last several days.
The video, which is in the English language, shows exactly how Ankara has used thousands of desperate people to blackmail the European Union.

”A timeline of the crisis at the Greek border: a situation created, organized & coordinated by the Turkish Government. It is not a refugee issue. It’s a blatant attempt by Turkey to use desperate people to promote its geopolitical agenda,” Petsas said in his Tweet.


The video begins showing what happened on February 27, and ends with Monday’s events.
Meanwhile, according to the latest information available from the Greek authorities, from the beginning of the crisis up until Thursday, the nationalities of those arrested at the Evros region can be broken down by the following ratios:

-Afghanistan, 64%
-Pakistan, 19%
-Iraq, Iran, Morocco, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Egypt: 5.4%
-Τurkey, 5%
-Syria, 4%
-Somalia, 2.6%

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