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Migration to Greece is Rising, as Erdogan Warns of Still More

SKALA SIKAMINEAS, Greece — The first dinghy landed at about 5:45 p.m., on a rocky shore near a remote Greek fishing village. After the thirteenth arrived about 35 minutes later, 547 migrants had landed, in broad daylight, within a few yards of each other on the Greek island of Lesbos.

That flotilla on Aug. 29 repeated a pattern not seen here since early 2016, when the European Union pledged more than $6 billion to Turkey, which lies within view of Lesbos, to tighten its border patrols and keep migrants out of Europe.

In the years since, only one or two refugee boats have typically made it…

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