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Turkey Stops 330 Migrants Who Tried to Enter Greece on Lesvos

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The Turkish authorities seized a total of 330 migrants, who tried to cross the Aegean Sea and reach European shores on Greece’s island of Lesvos, it was made public on Sunday.

As Reuters reports, the Turkish authorities in the area of Kucukkuyu of the Canakkale province (Dardanelles), in seven different operations, managed to pick up a total of 330 migrants, who were all trying to go to Lesvos.

All of those who were detained by the Turkish authorities were Afghan, Iraqi, Iranian and Syrian nationals.

The total number of migrants who are detained by Turkey, because they tried to enter Greece illegally since August 10 is now 699.

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