Number of asylum applications lodged in EU in early summer remains stable

Recent analyses released by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) reveal that the number of applications for international protection lodged in the EU+ in June 2018 registered a slight decrease compared to the previous month. Approximately 51.300 applications were lodged in June; about 1.600 fewer than in May, while in the first half of 2018, some 301.390 applications were lodged in the EU+, a 15% decrease compared to the first half of 2017.

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Uitdelen van voedsel door IOM, Afghanistan. | Foto: Inamullah Gohar | IOM, 2012
Uitdelen van voedsel door IOM, Afghanistan. | Foto: Inamullah Gohar | IOM, 2012