admin May 4, 2016

Since the beginning of the year, with the Mediterranean Sea more than 184 thousand refugees and migrants arrived in Europe. More than 1.3 million people who died after an accident at sea or were missing. The official representative of the International Organization for Migration in Geneva briefing Joel Millman reports.

Millman noted that the organization of the refugees and migrants arriving by sea to Europe this year was 184 thousand 546 people. Greece is 154 thousand 862 people, 28 thousand 593 people in Italy, Spain in 1063, 28 people came to Cyprus.

Millman added that there were more deaths in 2015. That same year, 1733 people were killed in the first four months of the Mediterranean Sea, or were missing. At the same time coming to Europe in January-April this year, the total number of refugees and migrants is much higher compared to the same period last year. In the first four months of 2015, 52 thousand 750 refugees had arrived in the Old World.

Source: The Republic Of Azeribaijan