eastern mediterranean route

Migrants at the port of Motril, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spanish authorities on February 7, 2020 | Photo:EPA/PEDRO FEIXAS
A group of migrants rescued by Spanish maritime authorities stand on a rescue vesel as they arrive at Malaga port, Spain, Feb. 11 | Photo: Picture-alliance
The photo was taken from the rescue ship the Aita Mari in Lesbos, Greece, April 2019. In the last few years many migrants have attempted the crossing from Turkey to various Greek islands | Photo: Aita Mari
Cyprus and Greece continue to be popular routes for asylum seekers attempting to enter Europe. | Source: Picture Alliance, AP Photo, P. Karadjias
Migrant boats are being intercepted by the Guaria Civil | Credit: ANSA