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Turkish drone captures illegal Greek pushback of irregular migrants

The illegal Greek pushback was recorded 3.62 miles (5.82 kilometers) southwest off the coast of Cesme in the Aegean Sea on Dec. 29, the ministry said in a tweet. The Turkish Coast Guard was immediately alerted and rescued the irregular migrants, it added.

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A Turkish navy drone recorded footage of Greek forces illegally pushing back a boat carrying irregular migrants to Turkish territorial waters, the National Defense Ministry said on Monday.