The EU offered €350 million ($391 million) to Greece to support migration management, the European Commission’s president announced Tuesday after visiting the Greek-Turkish border.
The financial assistance will be immediately transferred to Greece and an additional €350 million if the government requires it, said Ursula von der Leyen.
The EU will send 100 additional border guards to help 530 staffers from the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX) already on the ground. Seven ships and a helicopter, as well as medical equipment and assistance will be provided.
Top EU leaders decided to visit the Greek border town of