GREEK-TURKISH RELATIONS, UE AND MIGRATION PROBLEM

Adamczuk, Artur and Ilik, Goran (2016) GREEK-TURKISH RELATIONS, UE AND MIGRATION PROBLEM. Yearbook of Polish European Studies. ISSN 1428-1503

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Abstract

In 2015 the European Union was faced with a huge problem – the migration crisis, which saw more than a million migrants crossing the EU borders. Almost 900,000 came to the EU from Turkey. Migrants travelled from the Turkish Anatolian coast to the nearby Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. The Aegean has for decades seen territorial disputes between Greece and Turkey concerning delimitation of the boundaries of the continental shelf, territorial waters, airspace. Turkey also claims the right to the Greek islands at its shores. Mass migration of Muslims to Greek islands contribute to escalations of tensions between Athens and Ankara. Greece is getting increasingly concerned about the possibility of Turkey using the ‘demographic weapon’.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Law
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Political science
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Mrs Elena Tilovska-Kechedji
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2021 08:51
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2021 17:01
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/6207

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