Most of the 600 refugees detained at the camp refused to leave when Australia officially closed it on October 31 after the PNG Supreme Court ruled the site unconstitutional, citing fears for their safety outside - AFP Most of the 600 refugees detained at the camp refused to leave when Australia officially closed it on October 31 after the PNG Supreme Court ruled the site unconstitutional, citing fears for their safety outside - AFP

Moscow: More than 1,500 Syrian refugees return home over past 24 hours

By: MENA
Mon, Jun. 24, 2019
MOSCOW, June 24 (MENA) - Over the past day, in total 1,554 people returned to Syria from the territory of foreign states: 364 people including 109 women and 185 children, left Lebanon for Syria via the Jaydet-Yabus and Talkalakh CPs, and 1,190 people including 357 women and 607 children, from Jordan via the Nasib Crossing point, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria said.

Since July 18, 2018, in total 267,131 Syrians have returned back to their homes from abroad:

- 90,931 refugees have left Lebanon (27,432 women and 46,294 children), with 54,240 of them - via the Jeydet-Yabus CP, Zemrani – 4,346 people, 1,834 people via al-Dabusiyah, 854 people via the al-Qusayr and 29,657 via Talkalakh;

- 176,200 people (52,892 women and 89,850 children) have passed via the Nasib CP from Jordan.

According to consolidated information provided by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, as for June 3, 2019 there are still 6,639,576 registered refugees seeking asylum in 45 countries worldwide, with 1,991,890 women and 3,386,212 children among them.

In 45 embassies of the Russian Federation in foreign countries where the Syrian refugees seek asylum, 30 countries (Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Germany, Egypt, Iraq, Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, Greece, Switzerland, Cyprus, Belgium, Italy, Romania, Spain, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Argentina, Luxembourg, Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Iceland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Latvia) confirmed the figures provided by the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Syrian citizens in these countries.
 
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