EU border guards start Albania migration watch

Members of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency known as FRONTEX and Albanian police officers stand in front of their vehicles before starting a mission on Albania-Greece border, in Tirana, Albania May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Florion Goga

TIRANA (Reuters) – The European Union’s Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania’s border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime. Supervised by an Albanian team leader, the Frontex officers are empowered to act as Albanian officers to spot illegal crossings, check them […]

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