167 thousand Albanians have applied for asylum in EU member countries during the period 2011-2017.
This was announced by the European statistics office Eurostat, according to which, another 16 thousand Albanians have applied for asylum this year.
Meanwhile, experts have also noticed that more than half of Albanians who have migrated from 2011 until 2017 have applied for asylum in the EU.
It was 2015 which marked the highest number of Albanian asylum seekers with 70 thousand applications. /ibna/