border authorities

Local fishermen assist refugees arriving with a rubber dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos (Lesvos), Greece | Photo: EPA/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU
Migrants at the border between Bosnia and Croatia | Photo: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
A group of migrants attempting to cross into Croatia gather around tents erected near the Maljevac border crossing, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 25 October 2018 | Photo: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
Members of the Serbian army and police force escort migrants who were caught crossing the border between Serbia and Macedonia. |PHOTO: ARCHIVE/EPA/DJORDJE SAVIC
Migrants on the Balkan route rest in Belgrade, Serbia | Photo: EPA/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
Frontex mission starts in Albania | Photo: DW/A.Ruci
ansaRefugees arrive in Turkey along a route to the west, in Erzurum, Turkey | Photo: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
Migrants face police and soldiers at the Slovenian border with Croatia, 500 meters in Slovenia, at Rigonce, Slovenia, 23 October 2015 | Photo: EPA/IGOR KUPLJENIK
Since 2015, Frontex has been highly active at the Greek-Turkish border | Photo: Picture-alliance
Frontex will monitor Albania's borders (pictured: two officers from the Netherlands and Bulgaria) | Photo: EPA/VASSIL DONEV
Refugees arriving in Erzurum, western Turkey | PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
An officer patrolling for the European border patrol agency Frontex | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Christian Charisius