Nearly 19 000 People Sought Asylum in Bulgaria Between January-November

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Bulgaria: Nearly 19 000 People Sought Asylum in Bulgaria Between January-November Inhabitants of the refugee camp in the Bulgarian town of Harmanli. Photo: BGNES

From the beginning of the year until the end of November, nearly 19 000 people sought asylum in Bulgaria.

This becomes evident from the latest statistics of the State Agency for Refugees (DAB), daily Dnevnik informs.

For comparison, the total number of asylum-seekers in 2014 was 11 000.

In November, Bulgaria granted refugee status to more than 200 people, while the applications of twenty people from eleven different countries were turned down.

Since the beginning of the year, more than 4000 people have been granted refugee status, while the corresponding number in 2014 was nearly 5000. The refusals last year amounted to 500.

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