Granted asylum requests in EU dropped almost 40% in 2018 – Eurostat | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Granted asylum requests in EU dropped almost 40% in 2018 – Eurostat

The EU’s statistics agency has said more than 300,000 people were granted asylum within the bloc last year, a drop of almost 40 percent from 2017. Eurostat said on Thursday that around 333,400 people were deemed eligible for international protection, most of them Syrians, Afghans or Iraqis fleeing conflict or persecution.

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