FRONTEX: Number of migrants arriving in Cyprus continued to grow in January 2022 compared to last year

The number of migrants and asylum seekers that arrived in Cyprus in January 2022 grew, according to the first estimates published by FRONTEX, the agency responsible for the EU’s external borders.

FRONTEX notes that in the first month of 2022 in Cyprus, there were 850 detections, 48% higher than last year.

The most represented nationalities were nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo-Kinshasa), Syria and Nigeria.

Source: Cyprus News Agency