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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
A group of refugees carrying their belongings
People rest outside their containers in the identification center on the island of Lesbos in Greece | Photo:  EPA/PANAGIOTIS BALASKAS
In the past, there have been violent riots at migrant camps such as at the Moira camp on Lesbos | COPYRIGHT: REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis/File Photo
Map of Turkey, Greece | Credit: InfoMigrants