Cyprus and Bangladesh reach agreement on migrant returns

Cyprus and Bangladesh secured an agreement for migrant returns which will be implemented immediately.

The agreement was reached during a meeting Cyprus Interior Minister Nicos Nouris held Saturday with the Minister of the Interior of Bangladesh, Asaduzzaman Khan, in the framework of the 3rd International Ministerial Conference on terrorist financing held in New Delhi.

A press release says that during the meeting, the two Ministers discussed ways of bilateral cooperation on migration and the return of Bangladeshi nationals, who are on the island illegally.

They agreed to speed up these returns and to eradicate any bureaucratic procedures and difficulties to this end.

Source: Cyprus News Agency