Greece in high alert after Erdogan’s threats for new migration wave

Greece’s military and law enforcement services have reportedly taken precautionary measures at the country’s land borders with Turkey, in the extreme northeast, as well as in the eastern Aegean Sea, following Thursday’s threat by Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to generate yet another “migration crisis”.

Sources said a meeting on Friday was chaired by the chief of the Hellenic national defense general staff, with the participation of the heads of the three military service branches, police and the coast guard.

Among others, units were placed on high alert along the land border, the same status was ordered for vessels in the eastern Aegean.