Migrants deported from Greece arrive in Turkey

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Ankara, April 4 (IANS) The first ferry taking migrants, mostly Pakistanis, deported from the Greek island of Lesbos docked here on Monday morning.

The migrants will first go through the camps set up on the dock for health check and registration, Xinhua reported.

Under a deal finalised last month with the European Union, Ankara agrees to take back those who have crossed illegally into Greece via Turkey from March 20 and are deemed ineligible for asylum.

Hundreds of migrants are expected to be sent back to Dikili town in Turkey on Monday.

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