Cyprus

From file: Migrants enter a camp for refugees on Cyprus | Photo: picture-alliance / AP Photo/ P. Karadijas
The pope called on European governments to keep the promises it made to help the suffering | Photo: Guiseppe Lami/ZUMA Press/Imago images
Migrants wait to be registered inside Pournara migrant reception center in Kokkinotrimithia outside the capital Nicosia. Cyprus, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | Photo: Picture-alliance
Displaced people who make it to shore are often held at the Pournara reception center | Photo: DW/L.Iiritsas
A handout picture provided by Vatican Media shows Pope Francis in audience greeting children participating in the 'Open' Hospitality March, on World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Vatican City, 10 September 2021 | Photo: EPA/VATICAN MEDIA HANDOUT
Cyprus is the EU's eastern-most country, lying just west of the coast of Lebanon. Many migrants also arrive in the country via Turkey and the land border between the Turkish-controlled northern part of the island and the Greek-speaking south | Source: Google Maps
Huts in a refugee camp in Cyprus | Photo: DW/M. Karakoulaki
Besides those who try to reach the island via boats, many migrants cross over from the northern Turkish part  into the Southern, Greek-administered part of Cyprus| Photo: Picture alliance/ASSOCIATED PRESS/Petros Karadjias
British police officers control a drone with cameras near the British Dhekelia military base on Cyprus on July 6, 2021 | Photo: Petros Karadjias/ AP
A Syrian refugee in a camp in Akkar, Lebanon | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/WAEL HAMZEH
Cyprus is the most eastern EU country and located much closer to Syria, Lebanon and Turkey than the rest of the EU | Credit: France24
Razor wire is seen along the southern side of a UN buffer zone that cuts across the ethnically-divided Cyprus, during sunset near village of Astromeritis, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Photo: Picture alliance/ASSOCIATED PRESS/Petros Karadjias