More Ukrainians seek residence in EU than Syrians – EuroStat

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November 17 , 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Ruposters – translated by Inessa Sinchougova

In 2016, Ukrainian citizens have filed more applications for residence permits in the European Union than Syrians leaving a warzone, according to agency “Eurostat”.

According to official figures, 348,000 residence permits were given to Syrian citizens, while the citizens of Ukraine – 589,000

In third place – US citizens with 215, 000 residence permits, as well as Indians (198, 000) and Moroccans (101, 000).

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