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Norway to Deport 400 Ethiopian Refugees

Voluntary Returnees Promised to receive $6,000 Benefit up on arrival

By The Reporter,

Starting from March 15, the Norwegian government is set to deport over 400 Ethiopian refugees living in the country without legal documents or resident permit back to Ethiopia.

This was followed after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on January 26 between Mr. Torgeir Larsen, the State Secretary for Norwegian government and Ambassador Berhane Gebrekristos, in Addis Ababa. The MoU envisages that the agreement would enable Ethiopian citizens in Norway to return to Ethiopia in a secure and dignified manner. Continue reading Norway to Deport 400 Ethiopian Refugees