aegean sea

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Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea
More migrants have been arriving in Greece, including the island of Lesbos. | Photo: Picture-alliance/N.Economou
From file: Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/A.Balli
Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea | Photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Balli
The refugee camp on Samos island is severely overcrowded | Photo: Jannis Papdimitriou
A migrant boat after landing on Lesbos' northern coast | Photo: Holly Young
Reports did not indicate whether the migrants had life jackets
While the distance between Greece and Turkey may not be as large as the Mediterranean Sea, it can still be dangerous.
The Turkish coast guard with migrants rescued from the Aegean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/DHA
Cyprus and Greece continue to be popular routes for asylum seekers attempting to enter Europe. | Source: Picture Alliance, AP Photo, P. Karadjias
Many migrants have set up provisional tents outside the official camp | Photo: DW/InfoMigrants/J. Papadimitriou