More than 400 petitions for asylum since autumn

Ljubljana, 29 February - Of almost half a million migrants crossing into Slovenia from Croatia since 16 October last year, a large majority have continued their journey to the countries further north. But 414 have asked for asylum in the country, data collected between 17 September 2015 and 25 February shows.

Refugees at a railway border crossing with Croatia.
Photo: Rasto Božič/STA

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