Balkan asylum seekers to EU hits record high
07.01.13 @ 09:09
The number of people from the Balkans seeking asylum in the EU hit a record for 2012, says the Brussels-based European Stability Initiative (ESI). ESI told the Sarajevo-based Dnevni Avaz daily that 33,500 Balkan nationals asked for asylum last year, up from 29,680 in 2011. Around 90 percent are Roma.