Europe's Border Police: FRONTEX at the Greece-Turkey Border, 2010

'FRONTEX member on the first joint patrol with the Greek police on Greco-Turkish border in Kastania'

Frontex (from French: Frontières extérieures for "external borders", legally: European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union) is the European Union agency for external border security. It is responsible for co-ordinating the activities of the national border guards in ensuring the security of the EU's borders with non-member states. Frontex is headquartered in Warsaw, Poland. The main role of Frontex is to protect EU external borders from illegal immigration and people trafficking as well as infiltration into Europe by possible terrorist elements.

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