ATEHNS – The arrival of Ukrainian refugees in Greece is continuing but their numbers remain low, stated Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos on Thursday.
According to a ministry announcement on Friday, 515 Ukrainians entered Greece in the last 24 hours.
Most arrived by road, with 430 entering via the Promachonas border post, five from the Evzoni post and 18 from other border crossings. Additionally, 57 arrived at Eleftherios Venizelos airport and five at Makedonia airport in Thessaloniki.
A total of 2,704 Ukrainian citizens have arrived in Greece since the conflict started.
In an interview with Open Channel, Theodorikakos stated: “We cooperating closely with the Embassy of Ukraine to facilitate all arriving Ukrainian citizens. Their number may increase in the coming days so that we have signifant refugee flows”.