Russian national applies for asylum in Estonia

  • 2006-06-15
  • By TBT staff
TALLINN - A Russian national has submitted an application for asylum in Estonia, the daily SL Ohtuleht reported.
According to BNS report, spokeswoman for the Citizenship and Migration Board Ita Rauna, said that the person was in Estonia while submitting the application, adding that she can't give a closer comment on the issue, as information concerning applicants for asylum is confidential.
Russian nationals have asked for asylum in Estonia before. Last November and December KMA rejected two such applications.
Two Africans, two Turks, three Iraqis and four Russians applied for asylum in Estonia last year.