Le Figaro: Number of Georgian asylum seekers in France increased by 86% in 2019

The French edition Le Figaro is reporting about the increased number of asylum seekers.

In the first four months of 2019, the number of Georgian citizens seeking asylum in France increased by 86% compared to the same period of the previous year (3548 requests). According to Le Figaro, 1898 applications were filed by the citizens of Georgia in the first four months of 2018.

In addition, the number of asylum seekers has increased among the Albanian citizens as well (by 32%).