Commission ‘aware’ of increase of migrants to Greece, Bulgaria

By |september 24th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Dimitris Avramopoulos, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

The European Commission said on Tuesday (24 September) it was aware of the recent increase of migrants coming illegally from Turkey into EU members Bulgaria and Greece but dismissed any immediate plans for a possible new migration deal with Ankara.

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Rescued Ocean Viking people to disembark in Malta, reallocate to 6 EU countries

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Central Mediterranean route, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Mediterranean Sea, Migration, MSF, News, Ocean Viking, search and rescue, SOS mediterranee|

After fourteen days stranded at sea, the 356 people rescued by charity boat Ocean Viking will be allowed Malta, following an agreement on Friday (23 August) between La Valetta and six EU member states.

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EU coalition of the willing agrees new migrant ‘solidarity mechanism’

By |julij 23rd, 2019|Dimitris Avramopoulos, Emmanuel Macron, France, Matteo Salvini, News, refugee crisis|

Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday (22 July).

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EU institutions at loggerheads over online terrorist content

By |marec 22nd, 2019|Daniel Dalton, Dimitris Avramopoulos, extremism, Julian King, News, online terrorist content, terrorism|

MEPs are seeking to "delay and time-out" the adoption of the regulation against online terrorist content, the EU's security chief Julian King said on Wednesday (21 March). His comments came as the Commission criticised online platforms for dragging their feet in removing graphic video footage following the Christchurch attacks.

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Crisis over, crisis continues

By |februar 18th, 2019|asylum applications, Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU migration, European Parliament elections 2019, News, Post-Cotonou, UN migration pact|

The migration crisis in Europe is over. According to the statistics, at least. The political crisis over how and whether to reform the bloc's immigration and asylum rules remains as deadlocked as ever.

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Greek Commissioner breaks with EU line on North Macedonia name deal

By |januar 24th, 2019|Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, News|

Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU's migration commissioner, made a statement on 23 January opposing the historic name change deal between Athens and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM),  the so-called Prespa Agreement, due to be ratified in the Greek parliament.

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Juncker Commission gives up on Dublin asylum reform

By |december 4th, 2018|Common Asylum policy, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Dublin regulation, Green/EFA group, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Faced with the opposition of member states from the Visegrad group, the Juncker Commission made it plain on Tuesday (4 December) that it has given up on one of its declared goals: completing the reform of the Common European Asylum System.

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Deputy PM, minister and MEP named in Bulgaria’s cash-for-passport scam

By |november 28th, 2018|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, corruption, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Ekaterina Zaharieva, EPP, eu citizenship, GERB, Jean-Claude Juncker, Krassimir Karakachanov, mafia, military procurement, nationalists, News, Organised Crime, Sotir Tsatsarov, United Patriots, Věra Jourová|

EXCLUSIVE: A deputy Prime Minister, a Minister and a Bulgarian MEP are responsible for the illegal business of selling Bulgarian passports to foreigners, a whisteblower told EURACTIV, providing a bundle of documents that appeared to confirm the accusat...

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Greece vows to improve conditions on island hotspots

By |september 19th, 2018|Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, hotspots, Lesbos, Moria, News, refugee crisis|

Greece's migration minister on Tuesday (18 September) pledged to improve living conditions for migrants in camps on islands in the Aegean Sea, where he said arrivals had doubled this summer.

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Avramopoulos in Spain to announce further EU support to tackle migration

By |avgust 3rd, 2018|border control, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Mediterranean, Migration, Morocco, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

As Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos headed to Madrid, the European Commission announced Friday (3 August) further 3 million in emergency aid to support Spanish border guards in curbing irregular migration.

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