Cyprus tops EU for migrant returns

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Cyprus tops EU for migrant returns
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Cypriot authorities managed to return 3,500 irregular immigrants in the first half of 2022, placing Cyprus as the top EU country in migrant send backs compared to its population, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris.

But he noted that during the same six months, the influx of asylum seekers amounted to a record 13,000.

Nouris said the government is tackling the increased flow of irregular migrants , which put the island on the EU’s frontline for asylum applications.

Due to increased irregular migrants, Nicosia has focused on curbing illegal entry and the return of migrants who fail the...

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Cyprus tops EU for migrant returns

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