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14th Apr 2024

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Greece to expand border fence with Turkey

The Greek government on Tuesday said it is set to expand its border fence with Turkey and enhance surveillance to further tackle "the problem of increased pressure for illegal entry, both along the land border and along the sea border". The announcement followed a meeting chaired by Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The current border fence with Turkey along the Evros river is around 40km long.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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