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Just one Kosovar leaves Slovakia to bring news from home

Of 162 Kosovo refugees located at the Gabčikovo refugee camp in Slovakia, just one young man has left for Kosovo. His task is to examine the situation at home and inform his companions about the situation after he returns from there, said Bernard Priecel from the Interior Ministry Immigration Office.

Priecel predicted that more refugees will leave Slovakia after the UN helps Macedonia, where about 250,000 Albanian Kosovars found shelter during the conflict. He specified that Slovakia is cooperating with several international institutions to achieve better coordination in their return.

After going through the official procedures and obligatory quarantine at Adamovo camp, the refugees from Kosovo were taken to the Humanitarian Center in Gabčikovo, which housed refugees from the Balkans during the Bosnian war.

The daily costs per refugee in Slovakia are 250 crowns a day, covering food and accommodation. The adult refugees get three meals a day, and children get five meals a day.

Slovakia originally planned to provide shelter for 500 refugees from Kosovo. The Slovak government recently allocated 40 million crowns from its reserves for this project. This money will pay for their stay in Gabčikovo, food, and health care.

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