Germany plans to return 3000 refugees to Bulgaria – report

Authorities in Germany plan to begin to return to Bulgaria close to 3000 refugees from next week, a report in Bulgarian-language daily Sega said on July 18.

Most of the refugees have humanitarian and official refugee status, but unofficial information is that they also include those who managed to cross the border illegally to Western Europe.

The advisory note from the German authorities was received a week ago, the head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees, Nikolai Chirpanliev, said on July 17.

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