Cyprus to sign agreement for Swiss financial contribution of €10 mln over migrant flows

Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, will sign an agreement in Switzerland providing a financial contribution of €10 million to Cyprus for the management of migration flows. The Minister travels to Bern on Sunday.

According to a statement by the Ministry, during his visit, the Nouris will sign the agreement with Karin Keller-Sutter, the Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police.

The agreement will be signed by the Ministers on Monday noon and is part of the Swiss Support Mechanism for European countries that face an excessive migration burden.

During his stay in Bern, Nouris will also have a bilateral meeting with Keller-Sutter during which issues of common interest will be discussed, it is added. More bilateral meetings at experts’ level will take place to exchange views and best practices regarding asylum procedures.


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