2.412 migrants deported from Greece until now in 2011 while 1.097 returned voluntarily!!!!

While improvements in the asylum system are very few, deportations and programs of voluntary return are strengthened. On the 21st of November the Greek Citizens Protection Ministry announced that another deportation-Charter has been completed for 66 Afghans from Athens airport. From the beginning of the year another nine flights have deported refugees to their countries of origin. All of them are financed by the European Return Funds.
In total forcedly and voluntary returns have included 2.412 persons this year. Additionally, 1.097 persons have been returned by IOM voluntary return programs.

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