Eurostat: 29,000 Albanians sought asylum in 2016, Germany remains top destination

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By Tirana Times March 20, 2017 12:44

Eurostat: 29,000 Albanians sought asylum in 2016, Germany remains top destination

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  • A recent report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has shown the number of Albanian asylum seekers to EU countries dropped to 28,925 in 2016, down from a record 65,935 in 2015 when the country faced a massive exodus. Germany was once again the main destination of asylum seekers with about 15,000 or half of total first time asylum applicants in EU member countries, down from a record 54,000 in 2015

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