EU facing new migrant chaos as summer sees record numbers attempt to cross Med
“FEARS that Europe is facing a new migrant crisis are growing after record numbers were caught trying to reach the mainland.
More than 10,000 asylum seekers were rescued from the Mediterranean in just three days this week, with hundreds more crossing into Greece from Turkey.
The 400 Turkish border crossings suggest that a deal struck between Brussels and Ankara – for migrants to be turned around before reaching the EU – is breaking down.
The figures also raise the spectre of the chaos witnessed in 2015 when the number of migrants seeking asylum was at its highest in 25 years.
The surge in economic migrants searching for a route into Europe – and a new life in Britain – has put UK border officials on high alert…”