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Over 450,000 asylum applications in Europe in 2013

05.02.14 @ 17:37

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Over 450,000 asylum applications were made in Europe in 2013, according to the Malta-based European Asylum Support Office. The tally includes applications made in Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Iceland. In December 2013, the total number decreased 13% compared to November but increased by 24% compared to December 2012.