The Greek authorities over the last three days has seen a sharp increase in the number arriving from Turkey of refugees. It is reported by Die Welt.
As noted, until recently daily to the Islands of the country we traveled for about 35 people, and in the last days their number has increased five times.
According to the border guards, from 18 to 20 March in the Greek territory were 443 refugee. Authorities have linked the increase in traffic established in the region with good weather conducive to the penetration of illegal immigrants.
At the same time in Athens with concern the situation in connection with the recent promise by Ankara to break the prisoner a year ago a deal with the European Union. March 15, Turkish Minister for EU Affairs ömer çelik said, that his country had fulfilled its part of the agreement at that time, as the countries of the European Union, his words not kept. According to the Minister, it became apparent that Brussels cannot take an objective position on visa liberalization for Turkish citizens.
In late January, Ankara demanded from Athens to issue eight fugitive soldiers, promising in case of failure to cut a deal with Greece on migrants.
7 March 2016 in Brussels between Turkey and the European Union reached an agreement according to which Ankara has pledged to take back all refugees entering into Greece in transit through Turkish territory. In return, Turkey was promised a visa-free regime with the EU countries, the acceleration of negotiations on integration with the European Union and the allocation of financial assistance to address the migration crisis.
In the USA the employee of the state Department is accused of making false statements to the FBI about interaction with a foreign intelligence agent. According to authorities, 60-year-old Candace Mary Claiborne who have access to classified information not reported on their contacts with Chinese intelligence, which gave her and her family members gifts and benefits.
Russian hackers allegedly attacked the largest Estonian enterprise for processing of oil shale — Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG). About it reports Department on cyber security of the country. In the attack accused the group Fancy Bear, which is allegedly linked to the Russian authorities.
Between Russia and the West, no cold war, but the world order is shifting towards greater democratization and polycentricity. This was told Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. According to him, the current way the world also moves away from the idea of Western domination.
Russians Vladimir Morozov and Evgenia Tarasova and take third place in the short program at the world figure skating Championships in Helsinki. The pair scored 79,37 points. The first place belongs to the representatives of China sui Wenjing and Han Cong, the assets of which 81.23 points.
"Barcelona" will offer Argentine striker Lionel Messi a contract under which he will receive 35 million euros per season. According to Spanish publication Marca, both parties are interested in the extension of the agreement, the validity of which ends in the summer of 2018.
Russia intends to take any further action to recover the amount of money which Ukraine owes for undertaken obligations. This statement was made by Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, commenting on the decision of the High court of London in the case of Ukraine's debt to Russia on Eurobonds for $ 3 billion.