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The mayors of five Aegean islands are in Brussels invited by European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos.
The mayors of the islands of Lesvos Spyros Galinos, Samos Michalis Angelopoulos, Chios Manolis Vournous, Leros Michalis Kollias and Kos Giorgos Kyritsis will hold talks on the migration challenges that their islands are encountering as well as the migrant and refugee reception capacity and the efforts toward decongesting the islands.
Apart from Avramopoulos, the five mayors will also meet with EU coordinator for the implementation of the EU-Turkey agreement, Maarten Verwey, and with EU Commission’s experts on migration issues.(source: ana-mpa)