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27 May, 2024
 
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Cyprus suspends asylum for Syrian nationals

President Christodoulidis announces immediate measure in response to mass arrivals

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President Christodoulidis announced on Saturday evening a suspension of the examination of asylum applications for individuals of Syrian origin, citing the recent influx of Syrian political asylum seekers arriving in Cyprus.

In a post on "X," the President stated, "Due to the recent mass arrival of Syrian political asylum seekers by sea, and pending developments on the Syrian status reassessment issue, the processing of asylum applications in all cases of persons of Syrian origin is suspended."

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