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Egypt - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (23.01.19)

Q - With respect to Egypt: the UNHCR budget is steadily shrinking while the number of refugees is steadily rising (5 million according to the Egyptian president). In 2018, the UNHCR received only half the funds it needed to assist refugees in Egypt. Germany provides some of the financing for these funds, but not France. The EU wants to launch a new partnership on migration with Egypt; will this be discussed during President Macron’s visit? Is France considering the possibility of providing (…)

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