Riots erupt on Lesbos: 200 violent illegal alien invaders throw stones at police and coastguard officials

A group 200 unregistered refugees trying to board a ship scuffled with Greek officials on the island of Lesbos this morning, with television footage showing them throwing stones at police.

The clashes erupted as senior European Union officials visiting Greece promised more help to countries on the frontline of a refugee crisis that has seen hundreds of people, many fleeing war and poverty, arriving on Greek shores every day.

‘About 200 migrants that were not registered tried to get on a ferry at the port and they were pushed back by the police and the coastguard,’ coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagkadianos said.

European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans told reporters in remarks broadcast from the Greek island of Kos that Brussels would next week propose an expanded scheme to relocate asylum seekers around the bloc.