Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea
Crossing the Mediterranean is extremely risky for migrants
Syrian refugees returning to Syria sit aboard a bus in Istanbul, Turkey.|  Photo: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
ansaRefugees arrive in Turkey along a route to the west, in Erzurum, Turkey | Photo: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
Since 2015, Frontex has been highly active at the Greek-Turkish border | Photo: Picture-alliance
Art or a grave? More than 700 people lost their lives inside the hull of this fishing boat | PHOTO: DW/S.Dege
Refugees arriving in Erzurum, western Turkey | PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
Syrian refugee women prepare food in a community house in Istanbul. PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/CEM TURKEL
From file: Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/A.Balli
Migrants disembark at the port of Catania from the Sea Watch 3 search-and rescue ship with 47 migrants on board, 31 January 2019 | Photo:  ANSA/Orietta Scardino
Hundreds of migrants have mobilized for the Greek border | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/G. Papanikos
Iraqi refugees near the Turkish border in 2014 | Photo: picture-alliance