Seventh group of Syrian migrants from Turkey arrive in Croatia

ZAGREB, Aug 22 – A seventh group of Syrian refugees from Turkey arrived in Zagreb on Wednesday as part of the European resettlement programme, the Interior Ministry has reported.

Eight families or 41 Syrian nationals, including 24 minors arrived on Wednesday while another two families or 7 people of whom 3 are minors are expected to arrive at the end of August.

With the latest group of migrants, Croatia will have resettled a total of 250 Syrian nationals and will have met its obligations defined in government decisions adopted in 2915 and 2017.

The refugees will spend the next few weeks in the migrant reception centre in Kutina while approval for international protection is processed.

They will have an opportunity to attend integration activities which include informing them of their rights and obligations as well as learning about the customs and culture in Croatia and attending Croatian language classes.

(Source: Hina)

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