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First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece

Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil.

First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey, arrives on April 4, 2016 at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
People gather on the beach as migrants deported from Greece arrive aboard a small Turkish ferry in the port of Dikili district in Izmir, Turkey, on April 4, 2016. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A woman disembarks from a small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who were deported to Turkey on April 4, 2016 as they arrive at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A police officer escorts a migrant deported from Greece after he arrived aboard a small Turkish ferry in the port of Dikili district in Izmir, Turkey, on April 4, 2016 . Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey, arrives on April 4, 2016 at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey, arrives on April 4, 2016 at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A police officer escorts a deported migrant from a small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey on April 4, 2016 as they arrive at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey, arrives on April 4, 2016 at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A Turkish officer registers a deported migrant from Greece after the arrival of a small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey, on April 4, 2016 at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
German activists show a banner during the arrival of a small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey on April 4, 2016 at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
A police officer escorts a deported migrant from a small Turkish ferry carrying migrants who are deported to Turkey on April 4, 2016 as they arrive at the port of Dikili district in Izmir. Migrants return from Greece to Turkey begun under the terms of an EU deal that has worried aid groups, as Athens struggles to manage the overload of desperate people on its soil. Over 51,000 refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe are stuck in Greece, after Balkan states sealed their borders. Hundreds more continue to land on the Greek islands every day despite the EU deal. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
First ferry docks in Turkey with migrants returned from Greece
Captured Afghani migrants disembark from a Turkish coast guard boat in the morning on April 4, 2016 in the port of Dikili district in Izmir, after trying to cross to Greek island Lesbos. Greece sent a first wave of migrants back to Turkey on April 4 under an EU deal that has faced heavy criticism from rights groups. Under the agreement, designed to halt the main influx which comes from Turkey, all 'irregular migrants' arriving since March 20 face being sent back, although the deal calls for each case to be examined individually. For every Syrian refugee returned, another Syrian refugee will be resettled from Turkey to the EU, with numbers capped at 72,000. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)