Turkey rescued 32 irregular migrants on Tuesday after they were illegally pushed back into Turkish territorial waters by Greece, authorities said.
The teams were dispatched off the coast of Ayvacık in the northwestern Çanakkale province after the coast guard learned that there were irregular migrants in an inflatable boat.
32 people from various countries
A total of 32 people from various countries who were pushed back by Greek authorities were rescued, the Turkish Coast Guard said.
All of the migrants were taken to a provincial migration office.
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