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From file: Migrants near the border between Serbia and Romonia | Photo: Reuters
A police officer directs the traffic, as they check vehicles at the Czech-Slovak border in Stary Hrozenkov, as part of the security measures put in place after the numbers of migrants travelling to Germany increased, Czech Republic, September 29, 2022 | Photo: REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa
Greek Minister for Migration and Asylum Notis Mitarachi has accused Turkey of violently forcing asylum seekers to cross the Greek border and has said Greece will further step up security in the Evros region in response | Photo: Arafatul Islam/DW
The EU hopes to minimise security risks by allowing greater checks against irregular migrants and asylum seekers across the bloc | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Rain
French Gendarmerie check the traffic to France from Italy | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/LUCA ZENNARO
Emmanuel Macron and Valérie Pécresse share the electorate of the center-right and right | Photo: Reuters
EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson meets French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin at the Informal Meeting of EU Interieror Ministers in France on February 02 and 03, 2022 | Source: European Commission Audiovisual Portal
French President Emmanuel Macron removes his face mask prior making his speech during the informal meeting of interior ministers in Tourcoing, France, February 2, 2022 | Photo: EPA/YOAN VALAT / POOL
Still from a video shot from a drone shows officers of the Specialised Unit for State Border Control apprehending a group of migrants outside of Ljubljana on 29 May 2020 | Source: Screenshot from the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia
The EU wants 13 countries to show more willingness to cooperate over the readmission of rejected asylum seekers | Photo: Picture-alliance/E. Gubisch
The court yard of the CRA centre in Mesnil-Amelot, near Paris, on April 26, 2019. Photo: Maëva Poulet / InfoMigrants.
Border controls are rare in Germany, as the country is part of the EU's Schengen zone of free movement | Photo:S. Hoppe / Picture-alliance/dpa