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Illegal migration down by 40% in first seven months y/y

Ljubljana, 24 August - Police dealt with 4,495 illegal crossings of the border in the first seven months of 2021, some 40% fewer than in the same period last year, when there were 7,577. The most frequently processed illegal migrants were from Afghanistan (975), Pakistan (806) and Bangladesh (522).

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A van transporting illegal migrants.
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Kostel
Police on the border.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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Kostel
A soldier joins a police officer in patrolling the Slovenian-Croatian border near Kostel.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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