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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Slovenia takes in 68 Ukrainian refugees, mostly children

By: J.S., STA

The refugee centre opened by Slovenia in Logatec, south-west of Ljubljana, to accommodate Ukrainian refugees, welcomed the first arrivals from Ukraine overnight.

The group of 68 includes 38 children. The refugees are members of a football club, including children, their coaches, chaperones and some women with children, said Katarina Štrukelj, director of the Government Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants. The number of refugees is expected to increase in the coming weeks with the office having been informed about them being on their way.

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