Nearly 10,000 illegal migrants intercepted in Jan-Mar

Ljubljana, 17 April - Slovenian police officers processed a total of 9,828 illegal migrants in the first three months of the year, up 18% from the same period in 2023. A major rise in Syrian citizens, who accounted for more than a third of all illegal migrants, was recorded, followed by Afghans and Moroccans, police data shows.

A border fence between Croatia and Slovenia.
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