In a LNT television interview on July 27, Latvian border guard Peteris Zakis, who recently returned from border control operation in Greece headed by the EU’s border agency Frontex, said that refugees’ attempts to get into Europe have changed substantially — they are not requesting assistance now, but demanding it.
Zakis said that usually border guards encountered refugee boats containing 40 to 50 people, mostly men but often also five or six women. After questioning by border guards they would contact operation control to decide which port they would be...
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