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Greek border forces patrol the border fence along the river Evros daily - seen here on January 21, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Alexandros Avramidis
Frontex headquarters in Warsaw, Poland seen on April 29, 2022 | Photo: Marcin Obara/EPA
Germany has conducted checks on its border with Austria since 2015 | Credit: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Hoppe
Greece has been accused of pushing back refugees trying to cross the Aegean Sea from Turkey | Photo: Emrah Gurel/AP/picture alliance
Refugees and migrants sitting on a Hellenic Coast Guard vessel following a rescue operation at the port of Mytilene on Lesvos island, Greece. PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/STRATIS BALASKAS
From file: The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France | Photo: Imago/Winfried Rothermel
Tunisian coast guard trying to intercept migrants at sea off the coast off Sfax on April 27, 2023 | Photo: REUTERS/Jihed Abidellaoui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A group of 17 Syrian migrants told Alarm Phone on May 9 they had been stranded for 5 days on the islet in the Evros River | Source: Screenshot from Hellenic Police YouTube Channel
 Velika Kledusa, in the far north-west of Bosnia, is just across the border from Croatia | Photo: InfoMigrants
French Gendarmerie at Ponte Saint Ludovico border in Ventimiglia | Photo: PHOTO/ARCHIVE/ANSA/LUCA ZENNARO
From file: Many migrants cross Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and France before reaching Belgium | Photo: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters
Photo: Mindaugas Kulbis/dpa/AP/picture-alliance