EU Turns down Fence between Greece and Turkey

The EU declined Greece’s plan to erect a fence on the border to Turkey saying it was “unnecessary and too expensive”. Assoc. Prof Danış told bianet that a fence was not the solution to the reasons of immigration. In her opinion, Greece wanted to give a message with this project. The European Union (EU) declined the plan … Continue reading

Greece Is Building A $7.3 Million Barbed Wire Fence To Keep Out Illegal Immigrants

Sanya Khetani In a bid to curb the number of illegal immigrants that enter the country, Greece has begun construction on a 6 mile-long, 13 foot-tall barbed-wire-topped fence along its border with Turkey, EUObserver reports.  The fence — to be completed in September in the Evros region on the Greek-Turkish border — will be equipped with a network of night-vision … Continue reading