Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

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Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday.

Nicos Nouris told the Associated Press the text-message blitz aims to counter "disinformation" propagated by people traffickers that securing asylum status in Cyprus will grant would-be migrants a "passport" to other EU countries.

Nouris said arriving migrants are effectively "trapped" in Cyprus because the island nation isn't...


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Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals


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