05. November 2014 · Kommentare deaktiviert für Neue Migrationsrouten: Schwarzes Meer · Kategorien: Balkanroute, Rumänien, Türkei · Tags:

Anadolou Agency

Black Sea migrant route could witness more deaths: expert

Fears increase that heightened security elsewhere has created new migration routes, leading to Monday’s fatal Istanbul boat tragedy.

By Furkan Naci Top

Monday’s tragic boat accident near Istanbul – where more than 20 suspected illegal immigrants died – could be the first in other such incidents along the Black Sea, a migration expert has warned.

„We can expect a further increase in migrant traffic on this route since security measures have been tightened along other channels,“ said Ahmet Icduygu, the head of the Migration Research Center at Koc University, Istanbul.

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