The Turkish security forces were caught on camera pulling down a fence built to protect the Greek border against Syrian migrants.
Greek media reports that the vehicle used is a “HIZIR/ATES” vehicles with both daytime and nighttime border surveillance vehicles. Ironically, Turkey received those vehicles in 2019 in a program financed mostly by the EU.
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Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said over the weekend that the migrants who cross into Europe will reach over one million. He added that it would lead to the fall of European governments as well as destabilization of their economies.
None-the-less, Turkey continues claiming that it rescues migrants in distress.
Making matters worse, Turkish special forces pointed their assault rifles at Greek border patrol cars along the Evros river line.
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