The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Latvia has recorded more than 54 thousand Ukrainian citizens who have crossed the border since the beginning of the year.
This is reported by Delfi.
The Latvian Ministry of Internal Affairs clarifies that 54 thousand is the total number of Ukrainians who pass through Latvia in transit, returning to Ukraine or heading to another country.
In total, Ukrainian citizens have received over 48,300 long-term visas and temporary residence permits.
From the beginning of Russia's full-scale war until June 12, 2023, 23,690 Ukrainian residents left Latvia.
In connection with the accommodation of Ukrainian residents during this period, all Latvian self-governments provided assistance in the areas of social support, education, food, and accommodation.
The issue of accommodating Ukrainian refugees was one of the topics discussed on Wednesday at the annual talks between the Ministry of the Interior of Latvia and the Latvian Union of Local Governments.
Author - Olena Madiak, 14/06/2023