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The number of migrants heading to Europe is increasing

Europe Union (EU) ministers responsible for migration will meet on November 25 in Brussels. They will discuss the increase in the flow of migrants to the bloc’s territory.

This year, more than 94,000 migrants crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Italy. Last year, this number was over 67,000. The information was released by the International Organization for Migration.

It is reported that up to 24 thousand migrants went to Croatia this year. In 2021, their number was more than 17 thousand.

Until June of this year, net migration to Great Britain reached a record high – 504 thousand. It is reported that the number of travelers from non-EU countries is increasing.

National According to the Statistics Office, the recovery of travel after the COVID-19 pandemic plus distance during the pandemic education The influx of international students has increased the number of migrations.

In total, 1.1 million long-term immigrants went to Britain during this period, which is 435,000 more than a year ago.

Jay Lindop, director of the ONS Center for International Migration, told Reuters that a number of international events had an impact on migration in the 12 months to June this year: “Overall, these trends have been unprecedented.”

Radio Liberty

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