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Asylum Service decisions for year 2020 and for the first 3 months of 2021

In 2020 and despite the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asylum Service reached a total of 5394 decisions on applications for international protection, of which 1730 concerned rejection decisions, 1643 decisions on international protection status (refugee status and subsidiary protection status and other types of decisions (implicit/explicit withdrawals and closed files)).

In the first 3 months of 2021 the Asylum Service reached a total of 3871 decisions, of which 3254 concerned rejection decisions, 217 concerned decisions on international protection status and the rest concerned other types of decisions.

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