Migrants: Bosnia, only 130 in 6,000 would return home

Number of arrivals isn't going up

11 June, 13:02

    (ANSAmed) - SARAJEVO, JUNE 11 - The Bosnian Director of Service for Foreigners' Affairs, Slobodan Ujic, said of the 6,000 migrants currently in Bosnia-Herzegovina, only 130 want to go back to their countries of origin.

    Ujic said the number of arrivals currently isn't increasing and that in the first week of June about 350 migrants arrived, compared to the same period last year when there were 150 arrivals per day.

    He said the Service for Foreigners' Affairs supported the proposal of former security minister Fahrudin Radoncic, who resigned on June 2, to deport illegal economic migrants back to their countries of origin. Migrants in Bosnia-Herzegovina come mainly from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Algeria, and Morocco.(ANSAmed).

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