Polish border guards to patrol Greek-Turkish border

Members of a Frontex Rapid Border Intervention Teams (RABITs) near the Greek-Turkish border, on November 5, 2010.

From Xinhua:  Twelve border guards from four Polish units will patrol the Greek-Turkish border for two months, the border guards’ command said on Wednesday.

The border guards are taking part in a joint operation of European Union border guards coordinated by Frontex. Frontex is the EU agency based in Warsaw, created as a specialized and independent body with a task to coordinate the operational cooperation between member states in the field of border security. …

According to the European Commission, more than 80 percent of illegal immigrants enter the EU via the border with Greece.  (photo: Getty)  (via USEUCOM)

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