Justice Minister Mehl: There are now around 1,000 Ukrainian refugees in Norway

Ukrainian refugees - Scandic HelsfyrPhoto: Terje Pedersen / NTB
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As of Tuesday, the Norwegian authorities have registered about 1,000 refugees from Ukraine, according to Minister of Justice Emilie Enger Mehl (SP).

A total of 108 new asylum seekers from Ukraine were registered on Monday. Furthermore, a total of 772 new asylum seekers have been registered in the last week, according to figures from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI).

On Tuesday morning, the Minister of Justice and Emergency Preparedness, Emilie Enger Mehl, informed Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) that the Norwegian authorities have registered around 1,000 refugees from Ukraine.

On Sunday and Saturday, 179 and 131 new applications for asylum from Ukrainian citizens were registered, respectively.

The UDI began to provide an overview of Ukrainian asylum seekers coming to Norway on February 25. Since then, there have been 910 applications, according to the Directorate’s figures.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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