Albania is being used as a transit route by refugees. This is confirmed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), according to which, Balkan countries have registered a significant number of refugees last month.
IOM is an inter-governmental organization which offers services and advice on issues concerning refugees, people displaced within their own country, refugees and migrant workers.
According to this organization, last month, Bosnia, Montenegro and Albania registered a total of 2838 refugees. The organization also reports that the number of refugees registered in Bosnia, Montenegro and Albania between January and May 2018 was 7402.
“Albania registered 1,199 refugees in the first five months of this year, meanwhile, Albania was the only country out of the three to report a reduction last month–from 293 reported in April to 147 reported in May”, IOM’s report states. /ibna/