Turkish armored vehicle tried to destroy Greek border wire fence (video)

ATHENS, (BM) – Greece had a huge new challenge from Turkey at the border, where together with immigrants it is trying to create crisis situations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according several Greek sources.

New video docs show Turkey’s provocative border-crossing tactic in Evros saw the light of day.

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New videos, recorded last night, show a Turkish security guard guarding a rope or wire rope tied to the Greek-Turkish border wire fence and tried to demolish it.

It is one of the HIZIR / ATES type vehicles, carrying (day and night) border surveillance vehicles, which Turkey received from May to August 2019, with a program funding of 75% of EU funds.

The armored vehicle features a powerful engine, excellent climbing ability and independent differential locking / locking.

Recall that the Greek authorities decided to expel migrants who arrived at the border with Turkey after March 1. They explained that refugees who arrived in March will have a different attitude than those who arrived earlier. In particular, they will not be able to apply for asylum. This decision was made on the basis of a decision of the Government Council on Foreign Affairs and Defense.

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On March 5, Turkey sent about 1,000 special forces to protect refugees on the border with Greece. Ankara said that Athens wants to force illegal migrants back into Turkish territory.

On February 29, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that his country had opened its borders with the European Union to Syrian refugees and would not close its doors. After that, the Turkish Minister of the Interior, Suleiman Soilu, said that Turkey allowed over 100 thousand refugees to Europe to enter the countries of Europe, who arrived in the province of Edirne, bordering Greece in the north-west of the country.

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