Germany urges North Africa states to speed up repatriations

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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said that many rejected asylum seekers either lacked official documents or gave false personal details.

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere is to visit Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia with the aim of convincing authorities to speed up the repatriation of rejected asylum seekers


German authorities are intensifying their efforts to persuade the North Africa States to speed up the repatriation of the rejected asylum seekers.

German public broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, reported that German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere is to visit Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia aiming to convince the national authorities to better cooperate with Germany and quickly accept their returned citizens. “Our goal is to make the (repatriation) procedures more efficient and faster,” de M...


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