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Thursday, 22 April 2021 06:21 GMT

110 migrants rescued in Aegean Sea


( MENAFN )

Albanian Defense Minister Olta Xhacka said on Tuesday that 110 migrants were rescued by the Albanian Navy in the previous two days.

The minister said that the migrants were "rescued in four different operations within two days in the waters between Turkey and Greece".

He also said that the Albanian navy has contributed significantly as a part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) mission in the Aegean Sea.

He was quoted saying that "During the last three years, 3 Albanian ships and around 300 crew members have saved the lives of about 3,000 children, men and women in 160 operations".

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