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New data from Eurostat shows a raising trend in asylum seekers from Turkey in Greece. At the end of February 2018 130 Turkish citizens had pending asylum applications in Greece, compared to for example December when 80 applied for asylum.
On average Greece has seen 22 asylum applications from Turkey per month since 2008.
In the whole European Union Germany received the most asylum applications from Turkey in February 2018 (630), while Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, and Slovakia received the fewest (0 applications).
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