Turkey

The Greek-Turkish border fence, built to prevent migrant crossings, is to be extended. January 21, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Alexandros Avramidis
From file: Journalists flocked to Barcelona's El Prat airport to report on the emergency landing that took place on December 7, 2022 | Photo: REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani meets theTurkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the mission in Ankara, Turkey, 13 January 2023 |  Photo: Archive ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
Germany hosts the third-largest refugee population in the world  | Photo: Marc Tessensohn/Bundeswehr/picture alliance
Iran has been hit by the biggest wave of protests since becoming an Islamic republic in 1979 | Photo: Salam Pix/abaca/picture-alliance
Greece has built a steel wall along the Evros river, the natural border between Turkey and Greece, to prevent migrants from entering the country irregularly | Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP/picture alliance
From file: Migrants face mortal dangers while trying to reach European countries | Photo: imago/ZUMA Press
From file: Members of the Turkish coast guard take migrants, who were allegedly pushed back from the Greek side, on a boat during a patrol to search and rescue for migrants offshore the Ayvalik district in Balikesir, Turkey on April 10, 2021 | Photo: Erdem Sahin/EPA
140,000 people entered the EU irregularly via the Western Balkans in 2022, according to Frontex | Photo : Kemal Softic/AP/picture-alliance
From file: Bulgarian border policemen patrol the border fence using dogs | Photo: Vassil Donev/dpa/picture-alliance
Emergency crew were ready at the airport to react to any development - but did likely not expect a mass exodus from the aircraft | Photo: Gian Marco Benedetto/AA/picture-alliance
From file: Syrian refugees on the border between Turkey and Syria | Photo: Imago/Zuma