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Asylum Services to Operate in Greece by E-Appointment Only

October 20, 2020

ATHENS — Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi on Tuesday announced the new measures taken by the ministry to ensure that no queues can form outside the Asylum Service, with a post on social media. As the minister noted, "today the Central Asylum Service has no queues. The service is operating exclusively by electronic appointment."

Mitarachi noted that the ministry has upgraded its digital platform in order to provide the best remote services to the public, while attendance in person is only permitted with an electronic appointment. The Asylum Service has also been assigned additional security personnel as of Tuesday, as part of the measures to protect against Covid-19.

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