In the Ionian Sea near the Paxi Islands, 12 people died as a result of a shipwreck.
According to preliminary data from the Greek coast guard, about 50 people could be on board a ship with illegal migrants. It is known that 21 of them were saved.
Currently, a search and rescue operation is being conducted in the area of the incident. Six coastguard patrol vessels and two helicopters are involved in it.British Minister fears that London will not be able to count on the US in the field of defense