Over 67,000 Migrants, Refugees Arrive in EU by Sea in 2016 - IOM

© AFP 2022 / DIMITAR DILKOFFA Greek coast guard ship is seen behind a rubber boat with refugees and migrants near the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on October 13, 2015
A Greek coast guard ship is seen behind a rubber boat with refugees and migrants near the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on October 13, 2015 - Sputnik International
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According to International Organization for Migration, more than 67,000 migrants and refugees have traveled to Europe by sea in 2016.

Refugees and migrants arrive aboard the passenger ferry Nissos Rodos at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, January 27, 2016. - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) More than 67,000 migrants and refugees have traveled to Europe by sea in 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced Tuesday.

"67,193 migrants incl.refugees arrived by sea to Europe 368 dead/missing," IOM wrote in its Twitter account.

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the first month of 2016 has already become the deadliest January on record for refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.

Europe has been beset by a massive refugee crisis, with hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrants fleeing their home countries in the Middle East and North Africa to escape violence and poverty.

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