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Frontex: 87% drop in migrants from Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

LIBYA – According to data released by Frontex on Wednesday, the year 2018 saw the arrival of 27, 276 migrants, compared to 118, 962 in 2017, the lowest level registered since 2012.

The number of migrants originating from Libya’s shores last year fell by 87% compared to 2017, while those from Algeria retreated almost half, while the size of the departure from Tunisia remained almost unchanged.

On the other hand, the number of immigrants who arrived in the European Union via this track amounted to 23, 300 migrants.

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