Minister Cikotic: EU has paid 70 Million Euros since the Beginning of Migrants Crisis

Today, at the session of the House of Peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Minister of Security of BiH, Selmo Cikotic, answered the question of the delegate Dusanka Majkic about how much money BiH received in the period from 2016 to 2020 to solve the migrant crisis, Klix.ba news portal reports.

“Yesterday, during the meeting involving representatives of international organizations, I received information from representatives of the European Commission that the EU has paid 70 million euros since the beginning of the crisis. These funds were mostly paid to the International Organization for Migrations. These are funds for renting space, salaries, for the procurement of food and other funds for migrants in reception centers,” Cikotic said, adding that there were no data on other international donors.

The Minister of Finance of BiH, Vjekoslav Bevanda, previously said that the account of the Ministry of Human Rights is 781,845 BAM, and the account of the Ministry of Security is 1.19 million BAM. In addition, as he emphasized, the funds of the Government of the Czech Republic have 1.8 million BAM in a special account of the Ministry of Security of BiH.

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