Over 131,000 Migrants Arrive in Europe by Sea in 2017 – UN Migration Agency

According to the International Organization for Migration, over 131,000 migrants and refugees have arrived on Europe’s shores since the beginning of the year.

Refugees boat (File)MOSCOW (Sputnik) – As of September 17, over 131,000 migrants and refugees have arrived on Europe’s shores since the beginning of the year, with as many as 2,556 people having died en route to the continent, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a press release Tuesday.

“IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 131,772 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 17 September,” the press release said.

According to the IOM, Italy remains the leader in the number of sea arrivals, with 102,534 people having crossed the Mediterranean Sea to reach Italian shores in the period from January 1 to September 17. The majority of refugees arrived in May and June, or 22,993 and 23,524 individuals, respectively. Other major recipients of migrants arriving by sea included Greece, Cyprus and Spain…

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