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IOM welcomes Belarus’s effort to accommodate Ukrainians who flee conflict

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcomes Belarus’s significant efforts to accommodate more than 160,000...


EU Member States issued a record number of first residence permits in 2015

In 2015, 2.6 million first residence permits were issued in the European Union (EU) to...


Armenia continues negotiation process with the EU on visa liberalization

The Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia confirmed that the country is ready to put efforts...


As of 1 October 2016, the population of Belarus equals 9,505,200 persons

According to the latest data, the number of people residing in Belarus totaled 9,505,200 as...


Commission recommends to extend temporary internal border controls for a limited period of three months

The European Commission proposed a Recommendation, to be adopted by the Council, to prolong proportionate...


The rules regulating border crossing by children in Ukraine were changed

The Ukrainian Government tightened control over outbound border crossing by children. The rules regulating the...


Number of migrants reaching Italy fell 40 per cent in September

The number of migrants crossing the Central Mediterranean fell to nearly 12 700 in September,...


Foreign nationals imprisoned in Armenia can now apply for asylum

New amendments to the Criminal Procedures Code and the Law of Armenia "On Detained and...


Ukrainian MFA will issue visas at the Boryspil airport 24/7

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine introduced 24/7 visa issuance service by its Consular...


EU launches Mobility Partnership with Belarus

The EU formally launched a Mobility Partnership with the Republic of Belarus to ensure better...

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