Deportation of migrants from Greece to Turkey starts Monday

April 3, 2016 5:31 PM

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Deportation of migrants from Greece to Turkey starts Monday

ATHENS, Greece – An agreement between the European Union and Turkey to deport migrants currently on Greek islands back to the Turkish mainland is to take effect Monday morning.

Giorgos Kyritsis, a spokesman for the Greek government's refugee crisis committee, has told The Associated Press that Frontex, the EU's border management agency, is solely responsible for the implementation, adding that only a fraction of its promised personnel of over 2,000 is in place.

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