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Cyprus Leadership Stands Firm on Migrant Management

Cyprus stands firm in managing migrants independently, rejecting external pressure from UN agencies, while providing humanitarian aid to those in need and maintaining sovereignty over asylum procedures. President Nikos Christodoulides emphasizes cooperation over public interventions and refuses to establish a new irregular migration route, balancing national security with humanitarian concerns amidst challenging climate conditions in the buffer zone.

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Escalating Humanitarian Concerns in Cyprus Buffer Zone

As the number of asylum seekers in the Cyprus buffer zone rises to 27, including unaccompanied minors, the migrants face harsh living conditions and a legal impasse in accessing proper asylum procedures, putting the principle of nonrefoulement at risk. Government ministries are seeking cooperative solutions to address this escalating humanitarian issue and uphold international and EU laws.

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