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Greece Transnational Issues 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Greece Transnational Issues 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Disputes - international:
Greece and Turkey continue discussions to resolve their complex maritime, air, territorial, and boundary disputes in the Aegean Sea; Greece rejects the use of the name Macedonia or Republic of Macedonia; the mass migration of unemployed Albanians still remains a problem for developed countries, chiefly Greece and Italy

Refugees and internally displaced persons:
refugees (country of origin): 9,101 (Syria); 5,411 (Tanzania); 5,223 (Afghanistan) (2015)
stateless persons: 198 (2015)
note: 1,033,169 estimated refugee and migrant arrivals by sea (2015 - November 2016)

Illicit drugs:
a gateway to Europe for traffickers smuggling cannabis and heroin from the Middle East and Southwest Asia to the West and precursor chemicals to the East; some South American cocaine transits or is consumed in Greece; money laundering related to drug trafficking and organized crime


NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece Transnational Issues 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece Transnational Issues 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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