In the message of World Refugee Day, Commissioner of Management and Human Rights, Maria Styrian Rotides, states that countries suffering from a huge wave of refugees will provide ample support and solidarity to those seeking their protection. He said he must be constantly ready for. She said in 2021, war, violence and human rights abuses brought the number of refugees around the world to 89.3 million.

As she said, according to data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, this number is 8% higher than the number recorded in 2020, at least twice as high as in the last decade. (UNHCR)。

She also mentioned Cyprus refugees who had to leave their homes 48 years ago due to the 1974 Turkish invasion.

Commissioner Lottides calls for solidarity to refugees

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