Turkish Coast Guard has carried out five separate rescue operations, saving a total of 170 irregular migrants who had reportedly been pushed back into Turkish territorial waters by Greek authorities.
According to an official statement released by the Turkish Coast Guard Command, the operations were initiated after receiving information about the presence of irregular migrants in rubber boats and life rafts off the coast of Izmir.
In these rescue efforts, the Turkish coast guard deployed boats to the region to assist those in distress. The operations successfully resulted in the rescue of the 170 irregular migrants who had been forcibly returned to Turkish waters by Greek forces.
Following the rescue operations, the irregular migrants were transferred to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management to undergo necessary procedures.
This latest series of rescue missions highlights the ongoing challenges and risks faced by irregular migrants attempting to cross the Aegean Sea in search of safer shores, as well as the continuous efforts of the Turkish Coast Guard to ensure their safety and well-being. (ILKHA)
Türkiye's President of Religious Affairs, Ali Erbaş, has announced a nationwide initiative calling for prayers in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
Turkish Coast Guard Command successfully rescued 57 irregular migrants off the coast of Bodrum in Muğla, who had been forcibly pushed back to Turkish territorial waters by Greece.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will join other world leaders in Dubai for the World Climate Action Summit, a high-level event that aims to address the global challenges of climate change.
The final National Security Meeting of the year, presided over by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, concluded after a 2.5-hour session at the Presidential Complex on Wednesday.