Cyprus seeks EU help to stop migrants from north

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Cyprus seeks EU help to stop migrants from north
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Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has asked for EU support to help Cyprus manage the steep influx of migrants seeking asylum, especially those crossing from the Turkish occupied north.

He said 11 quarantine areas are operating at maximum capacity at reception centres.

Three out of four illegal migrants enter the Republic through the UN-controlled buffer zone, having arrived in the Turkish occupied north from Turkey, Nouris said.

He was addressing Wednesday’s virtual meeting of the Monitoring Committees of EU Home Affairs Funds for 2014-2020....


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Cyprus seeks EU help to stop migrants from north


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