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Frontex to launch rapid border intervention at Greece’s external borders

The Executive Director of Frontex on Monday agreed to launch a rapid border intervention (RABIT) to assist Greece in dealing with the large numbers of migrants at its external borders, the European border agency announced. The Greek government officially asked Frontex to launch a rapid border intervention at its sea borders in the Aegean on Sunday night, the announcement said.

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Frontex records reduction in migrant flows to Greek islands in October

In October, the number of detections of illegal border crossings on Europe’s main migratory routes fell 17 pct from the previous month to around 16,800 due to a drop in arrivals on the Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. The total on all European migratory routes for the first 10 months of 2019 was 16 pct lower at 107,900, a Frontex report said on Wednesday.

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