This year we reduced the number of Ukrainian asylum-seekers in the EU

Statistics the number of Ukrainian asylum-seekers in the European Union in 2016 was decreased compared to the previous 39 percent. This was told an analyst of the NGO «Europe without barriers» Kateryna Kulchytska, UKRINFORM reported.

«If in 2015 in the EU was 40 was 22 thousand applications for asylum from Ukrainians with 1 million 322 thousand 835 filed in the first half of 2016 th registered with 7.030 617 200 thousand,» — said Kulchitskaya.

She added that reducing the number of asylum seekers in the EU is mainly due to the fact that in most cases European countries deny them the permission to cross the border.

According to Kul’chyts’ka, after the outbreak of hostilities in the East affected by the conflict, our fellow citizens were looking for a new place of residence not only within the country but also abroad, but their number among all asylum seekers in Europe was only 1.6%, while in 2016 this figure decreased to 1.14%.

The analyst also reminded about the relationship of this index with a visa-free regime.

«If within two months after signing bezveza the number of asylum seekers in the EU will increase by 50%, that will include a mechanism for the suspension of visa liberalization» — said Kulchitskaya.

Earlier media reported that Ukraine leads in the number of immigrants in the EU.




This year we reduced the number of Ukrainian asylum-seekers in the EU 28.12.2016

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