He left six Palestinian families composed and Syria of about 27 people on Sunday, the Gaza Strip through Beit Hanoun “Erez” heading to Sweden, after obtaining immigration and residence formal approval in Swedish territory, in coordination with the General Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations, and is facilitated by the ICRC Red.
She said Suhair Zaqout, spokeswoman for the “Red Cross” in the Gaza Strip, told Anatolia that her organization facilitated the exit six families (Syria and Palestinian origin), through Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing (under Israeli control), at the request of the High Commission of Refugees at the United Nations.
The estimated number of Palestinians who are in Syria, before the outbreak of the Syrian revolution in February 2011 nearly 581 thousand inhabitants, concentrated in the “Yarmuk” camp south of Damascus, as well as camps and other areas, according to UN statistics.
But fighting for over three years to pay tens of thousands of them to flee to Lebanon, and Jordan, while managed groups estimated in the hundreds of access to the Gaza Strip.
She Zaqout: “Cross organization coordinates for immigration, only our mission was to help them, and take them from outside its borders and facilitate passing their passage through Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, for not owning General Commissioner for Refugees any official offices in Gaza.”
Zaqout explained that the migration of families were formally, and in coordination with the Swedish authorities.
And emigrated dozens of Palestinians recently illegally cross migrant boats at sea, because of the difficult economic situation in the Gaza Strip, and the effects of the recent Israeli war legacy.
And it sank in mid-September / September last, a boat carrying dozens of Palestinians, of seeking to illegal immigration to Europe, off the coast of Malta and Alexandria (north of Egypt), and the fate of some 400 people, including unknown, according to the International Organization for Migration. ∞∞∞∞∞ arabnyheter.info ∞∞∞∞∞