Albanian vessel ”Butrinti” on rescue mission at the Aegean Sea

The Albanian vessel ‘’Butrinti’’ of the Albanian Naval Forces, that is currently on mission of the Aegean Sea, during the routine patrolling in its operational area, rescued a speed boat  with 50 emigrants,  that were traveling towards the island of Chios.

Immediately the Albanian vessel accompanied the boat and notified about the situation the Turkish and Greek Coastal Guard and FRONTEX. The emigrants were taken by the Turkish coastal guard and continued sailing towards the port of Ceshmes.

It is not the first time that the Albanian Naval Forces undertake rescue operations during the patrolling in the Aegean Sea.

/ERvin Çali/ 

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