The United Nations “disturbs” more than 92 refugees stripped of their clothes at the Greek-Turkish border | News

Greece and Turkey mutual accusations after the Greek authorities found people close to the two countries’ borders.

UNHCR says it is “deeply disturbed by the horrific reports and images” of 92 people found stripped at the Greek-Turkish land border.

“We condemn such cruel and degrading treatment and call for a full investigation into this incident,” UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. He said On Twitter on Sunday.

Ankara and Athens traded accusations after Greek authorities found 92 refugees near its northern border with Turkey on Saturday.

Turkey’s Deputy Interior Minister Ismail Catakli denied his country’s involvement in the incident on Saturday night after Greece blamed Ankara.

“Since not a single case of Turkey’s violation of human rights was found, you are only seeking to expose the image of your cruelty as if Turkey did,” Katakli said on Twitter in response to a tweet by the Greek Migration Minister. Notes Mitarashi.

Katakli also called on Greece to stop “manipulation and deception”.

Greek Citizens Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Sunday that refugee accounts indicated that Turkish military police had transferred them to Greece.

“One would expect a pragmatic explanation from the Turkish government,” he told a Greek television station.

Theodoricakos said Athens would soon expand a 40-kilometre (24.8-mile) fence along its border with Turkey to prevent people from entering the country in this way.

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Greece urged Turkey to honor a 2016 deal with the European Union in which Ankara agreed to contain the flow of refugees and migrants to Europe in return for billions of euros in aid.

Turkey says it has beefed up measures to prevent people smuggling.

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