Athens approves Vatican’s ‘humanitarian corridor’ for asylum seekers

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Athens approves Vatican’s ‘humanitarian corridor’ for asylum seekers43 refugees departed from Mytilene for Athens and then to Rome

After negotiations between the competent authorities, the Greek citizen protection ministry and the Italian interior ministry have given their approval for the implementation of the Vatican’s “humanitarian corridor” from the island of Lesvos, according to ANA.

On Tuesday night, a total of 43 refugees departed from Mytilene for Athens and then to Rome. Among them were families from Cameroon, Togo, and Afghanistan. They were accompanied by the Apostolic Almoner, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski.

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