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Asylum Seekers Deported from Iceland

Twenty-nine asylum seekers from Croatia have had their applications rejected by the authorities in Iceland and will be deported around midday today, ruv.is reports.

keflavikairport_ipaKeflavík International Airport. Photo copyright Icelandic Photo Agency.

The individuals were picked up at their various accommodation in Reykjanesbær this morning and taken to the airport where they will be flown to Zagreb.

Around 50 individuals from Croatia’s Serbian minority group have arrived in Iceland since late last year.

Eleven individuals have already been sent back to Croatia.

Three families of mixed background have been permitted to stay in the country until further notice.

Related:

04.03.2013 | Number of Asylum Seekers Increases in Iceland

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