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Migration to Greece ‘Doubled’ Since August 2017 Says Minister

A Greek cabinet minister has claimed migration flows into the country have doubled since August last year. Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas said Greek islands can...

Chios Residents Boo Greek Migration Minister (video)

    Greece’s Deputy Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas has faced boos and jeers from residents of Chios, angry over violent confrontations taking place at refugee centers...

Greek Migration Minister: Serious Indications Turkish Asylum Seekers were Coup Plotters

"The appeal that I filed was because I would like to be certain that my country does not give asylum to coup plotters," said...

Moria Refugee Camp to Return to Normality in January, Vows Greece’s Migration Minister

The Greek Migration Minister, Yiannis Mouzalas, visited the refugee camp of Moria in Lesvos on Christmas Day, and vowed that the situation will improve by...

Greece Admits that Migrants May Die in Moria Migrant Camp

Greek Minister for Migration Yiannis Mouzalas did not exclude the possibility of deaths at the migrant camps this coming winter. In an interview to German...

Greece’s Migration Policy Minister Loses Race for EU Commissioner for Human Rights

Greek Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas is out of the race for the European Council's Commissioner for Human Rights, after coming fourth in Thursday's...

Lesvos and Chios Municipalities Turn Against Deputy Migration Minister

The Lesvos municipal council demands that Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas fulfills his commitments; while the Chios municipality prepares to proceed with legal actions...

PM Speaks with Afghan Family Amid Mounting Condemnation of Home Attack

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke on Friday with the mother of an 11-year-old Afghan boy whose house was pelted with stones by unknown assailants...

Greek Migration Minister: 4,000 Migrants Arrived in One Month

There is a significant increase in migratory inflow with 4,000 asylum seekers arriving in one month, said Greece's Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas on...

Resettlement of Refugees from Germany a ‘Symbolic Gesture’

Only a few dozen refugees will be resettled from Germany to Greece in what Minister of Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas called a ‘symbolic gesture’. Speaking...

Funding Cuts Would be a Criminal Mistake, Greece’s Migration Minister Says

Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas expressed concern over the possibility EU to "make a wrong move" and cut funds and staff from Greece in...

Mouzalas Opens Two New Refugee Camps in Serres and Drama

Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas inaugurated two new refugee camps in Serres and Drama describing them as "decent camps for dignified people." The camps will...

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