Greece: Residents of Samos strongly oppose new refugee camp on their island

Voice of Europe | 7/10/2018 | Ilias
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Residents of the Greek island of Samos strongly opposed a proposition by the Greek Migration ministry to build a new refugee camp on their island. The residents gave a thundering “no” to the proposal.

The heads of the local community in Mitilinious called an open community on the village square to discuss building a new refugee camp on the grounds of a local army camp.

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The local Syriza MP was invited to the gathering but he never appeared. Mr Michalis Aggelopoulos, declared their opposition on behalf of the local community, and their heads, including the mayor.

Their opinion was cheered by thousands of residents who were present. The residents have signed a resolution and sent it to the ministry of immigration.

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Samos is one of the easternmost Aegean islands that...
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