Switzerland to list Georgia as safe country
Switzerland will add Georgia to its list of safe countries from October 1, joining the other 14 countries in the EU/Schengen zone to do the same.
Following this decision, Georgian asylum-seekers’ applications in Switzerland will be examined in an accelerated mode. Those, not applicable will be refused from asalym and sent back home, Agenda.ge reported.
The other countries that listed Georgia as a 'safe country' are Bulgaria, France, Lichtenstein, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Iceland, Luxembourg, Ireland, Estonia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Cyprus and Slovenia.