"Last year, 480 inquiries were submitted regarding readmission. This means 15 percent (567) reduction as compared with 2018", said Vusal Huseynov, Head of State Migration Service at the press conference dedicated to outcomes of 2019 at the State Migration Service, ONA reports.
He said 457 readmissions were implemented last year. This figure equaled to 464 in 2018.
The Head of the Service noted that the refugee status was given to 404 foreigners in 2019: "And this means 7 percent growth as compared with 2018. From the persons who live in the country on the basis of refugee status 43 are citizens of Iran, 30 – citizens of Afghanistan, 5 – citizens of Libya, 3 – citizens of Pakistan, and 2 – citizens of Southern African Republic".