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Maduro will ask for the UN half a billion dollars for repatriation of migrants - RIA Novosti, 9/21/2018


President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro. Archival photo
MEXICO CITY, 21 Sep – RIA Novosti. The government of Venezuela will ask the UN to assist of half a billion dollars for repatriation of compatriots from other countries, the president Nicolás Maduro.© of AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Secretary general of OAG has reported on Thursday hasn't excluded a possibility of military invasion in Venesueluv the beginning of September Maduro declared creation of "the air bridge" to provide conditions for return of the Venezuelan migrants fleeing the country who have decided not to live abroad and have wanted to return home. So far only 3 thousand people from several million have returned. "I will ask that we were given 500 million dollars that within the plan "Homecoming" to return all migrants who have left Venezuela and want to return. I will ask the UN about the help in 500 million dollars to pay planes" — Maduro on air of the state television has said. According to him, only in Peru about 5 thousand Venezuelans wishing to return have now registered and "the fleet of planes".© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamensky is for this purpose necessary the Expert has told about growth of number of migrants from Venesuelyv the beginning of May the International Organization For Migration has reported that for 2015-2017 the number of migrants from Venezuela enduring financial and economic crisis has increased more than by 10 times. If in 2015 their number was estimated at 89 thousand people, then following the results of 2017 it has made already 900 thousand. The general number of the Venezuelans who are looking for havens worldwide for this period has increased from 700 thousand to 1,5 million people. At the same time the UN estimates number of refugees from Venezuela at 2,3 million people now, only in Colombia their number can reach one million. The situation in Venezuela has gained difficult character because of deficiency of goods, galloping inflation and fall of revenues of the state caused by reduction of prices of oil.

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