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2/4 Inside the 🇪🇺 UNHCR continues to call for fair + fast asylum procedures to quickly determine who needs international protection & who does not. And solidarity across the bloc with EU countries where most asylum seekers arrive to ensure a truly common + workable asylum system.
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4/4 The path to a common system to better protect refugees in the EU and globally is there.
UNHCR trusts that the 'political will' that the President called for will follow.
2/4 UNHCR continues to call for a sustainable asylum reform with fair + fast asylum procedures to quickly determine who needs international protection + who does not in line with legal safeguards. And solidarity across the bloc with EU countries where most asylum seekers arrive.