Turkish Coast Guard rescued 29 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 29 asylum seekers Saturday who were stranded in the Aegean Sea, Anadolu Agency reports.



A Coast Guard vessel in northwestern Balikesir province was sent to the coast of Altinova district when a sailing boat was stranded at sea and called for help, according to an official statement.


Turkey has been a key transit point for migrants wanting to reach Europe to start new lives, especially those fleeing war and persecution.

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