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Rocca's criticism came after 6 million Ukrainian refugees were welcomed in Europe | Photo: Cecilia Fabiano/ZUMAPRESS/picture-alliance
The border fence between Turkey and Greece runs near the wetlands of the Evros River
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, addresses a press conference following the sixth 'Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 10 May 2022 | Photo: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
Pope Francis meets migrants on the Greek Island of Lesbos, 5 December 2021 | Photo: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO
The Ocean Viking is one of several private rescue ships operating in the central Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Twitter / @SOSMedFrance
Denmark has applied a series of changes to its asylum law in recent years | Photo: picture-alliance /blickwinkel / S. Ziese
Frontex is the EU's best-funded agency with a budget of more than €750 million | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. Nietfeld
A view of people queuing in front of a tent at the arrival center for refugees from Ukraine at the former Tegel Airport in Berlin, Germany | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/CHRISTOPH SOEDER
The Pounara camp, located about 10 kilometres outside the capital Nicosia, is the only registrations center for asylum seeker in Cyprus | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrants who come from the Middle East and Africa can go no further than the Polish border | Photo: Leonid Shcheglov/Belta/AFP/REUTERS
Migrants are increasingly turning to other routes in hopes of reaching EU territory (file photo) | Photo: Marko Djurica / Reuters
To avoid people setting out on an often dangerous journey to Europe — for example across the Mediterranean Sea, as in this photo from August 2021 — the EU created the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to fight the root causes of migration in 2015 | Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi/REUTERS