Greece and Hungary’s desperation to deter illegal migrants perfectly exemplifies Frontex’s shortcomings.

Greece and Hungary’s desperation to deter illegal migrants perfectly exemplifies Frontex’s shortcomings.

This is a terrific article.
Author ✍️: Even the ECA’s Brincat has affirmed, albeit obliquely, this disconnect between Frontex and national priorities, remarking in his recent press conference that “member states feel that, not only are they not being given sufficient backup by Frontex, but that Frontex is draining their resources.”
But Frontex is draining resources – unable to carry out its mission decisively as some EU Member States are attempting to do, nor to offer firm flanking for these border control measures at the national level – because the 2019 regulation serving as its updated charter is a mess of vague compromise statements. ✍️

https://www.rt.com/op-ed/526119-hungary-greece-migrants-frontex/