From file: A picture of drones used by French police | Source: French military police (Gendarmerie)
From file: Migrants often become stranded in the Evros River between Turkey and Greece | Photo: AP Photo/Emrah Gurel
From file: A Bulgarian soldier repairs the fence on the border with Turkey | Photo: EPA/Vassil Donev
From file: The EU could provide "infrastructure and equipment, like drones, radars and other means of surveillance", Ursula von der Leyen said of the Bulgarian-Turkish border. Credit: Reuters
From file: A Libyan Coast Guard ship sails past two rubber boats with migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean Sea, about 18 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, June 15, 2017 | Photo: Emilio Morenatti / AP Photo
Detect and deter: one of the electronic surveillance pylons near the Greek-Turkish border that aims to detect migrants and deter them from crossing into Greece | Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP/picture alliance
Electronic ankle bracelets are being used to monitor the movements of migrants on immigration bail | Photo: IMAGO / Rüdiger Wölk
From file: This drone is reportedly being deployed by the French authorities in the Channel, to fight pollution but also to survey migrant boats at sea | Photo: Sebastien Jarry / picture alliance/dpa/MAXPPP
A migrant walks in a field near Pournara migrant reception center in Kokkinotrimithia outside of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 | Photo: Picture-alliance
From file: Germany has said it will not train the Libyan coast guard as part of Operation Irini  | Photo: picture-alliance/German Ministry of Defence
Police patrol the beach at Wimereux, France | Photo: Johan Ben Azzouz/picture alliance
Workers install four-meter-high fence on Belarusian border in Druskininkai, Lithuania, on November 4, 2021 | Photo: REUTERS/Janis Laizans