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Military chief: Illegal migration problem should be included in Greece's contribution to Afghan mission

Δημοσίευση 29 Ιανουαρίου 2011, 12:23 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Military chief: Illegal migration problem should be included in Greece's contribution to Afghan mission
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The chief of Greece's armed forces general staff, Air Force Lt.-Gen. Ioannis Yiagos, on Thursday called on the NATO alliance to calculate the costs and consequences of an increasing influx of illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan into the east Mediterranean country as part of Greece's contribution to the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan.

The chief of Greece's armed forces general staff, Air Force Lt.-Gen. Ioannis Yiagos, on Thursday called on the NATO alliance to calculate the costs and consequences of an increasing influx of illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan into the east Mediterranean country as part of Greece's contribution to the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan.

Yiagos spoke at the 164th NATO military committee of chiefs of defence and military representatives in Brussels.

On the sidelines of the summit, the Greek military chief also met with his Israeli counterpart, Gabi Ashkenazi.