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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
Police officers of European Border and Coast Guard on duty at a check point at the Bulgarian-Turkish borders | Photo: EPA/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU
Reports of alleged pushbacks in the Aegean Sea have been mounting over 2020 | Photo: AegeanBoatReport
The drones are aimed at detecting irregular border crossings | Photo: picture alliance
yprus is the most eastern EU country and located much closer to Syria and Turkey than the rest of the EU | Credit: France24
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
Migrants arrive at a reception center in Germany, 2015 | Credit: picture-alliance/dpa/C. Schmidt
Croatian border policemen at the Maljevac border crossing with Bosnia | Photo: Archive/EPA/Fehim Demir
A German policeman checking a passport | Photo: Imago/J. Gruber
Frontex logo on an agent's arm | Photo: DW/E. Elezi
Migrants and refugees from Asia and north Africa, living and sleeping in a park due to the lack of adequate accommodation in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on their way to attempt to enter the EU | Photo: EPA/Fehim Demir