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Shops in Mytilene on Lesbos were closed on Wednesday as locals staged a strike over migration policy | Photo: A. Barai/picture alliance
 Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrives for the European People's Party (EPP) leaders meeting ahead to European summit in Brussels, Belgium, on December 12, 2019 | EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
A migrant holds a placard during a protest outside the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos following the fatal stabbing of a migrant on January 17, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Elias Marcou
Migrants in the Vucjak camp in Bosnia on December 8, 2019 | Photo: picture alliance/AP Photo
The border between Turkey and Greece is fortified with miles of barbed wire, which appears not to deter migrants from trying to cross it | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa
Refugees and migrants board a ferry on the island of Lesbos, Greece | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/Michael Varaklas
Migrants who have been rescued by Frontex being taken to the harbor of Skala | Photo: DW/D.Tosidis
Firefighters try to extinguish a blaze in an overcrowded camp for asylum seekers on the Greek island of Samos on late Monday, October 14, 2019 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/Michael Svarnias
 The number of migrants on the Greek islands has overwhelmed the local population and their resources | Photo: Reuters/A. Konstantinidis
Map of Turkey, Greece | Credit: InfoMigrants
Refugees and migrants disembark from a ferry at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, October 1, 2019 | Photo: picture-alliance/AP
Albania's military supports both NATO and Frontex in the Aegean Sea | Photo: Creative Commons