WORLD First group of refugees from Greek islands departs for Germany

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First group of refugees from Greek islands departs for Germany

Xinhua

09:35, October 17, 2020

Refugees prepare to board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees leave a shuttle bus to board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

A refugee waves as she boards an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees wave inside an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees wave while boarding an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees are seen inside an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

A refugee waves while boarding an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees take selfies as they board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees take selfies as they board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Refugees board an airplane to Germany at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Oct. 16, 2020. A total of 101 refugees departed from Athens' airport for Germany on Friday. They are the first group of a total of 1,553 refugees Germany has pledged to accept after the recent crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greek and German officials said. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

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