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News article18 March 2022Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

Providing protection to those fleeing the war in Ukraine: Commissioner Johansson in Estonia

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On Monday, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will be in Estonia. She will meet with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and Minister of Interior Kristian Jaani in Narva, eastern Estonia on Monday afternoon. The Commissioner will visit the Narva border crossing point at the Estonian/Russian border. Prior to the border visit, Commissioner Johansson will go to the eu-LISA headquarters in Tallinn. eu-LISA is the EU agency responsible for managing large-scale IT systems related to migration and border management. With 20,000 refugees having already arrived in Estonia from Ukraine, Commissioner Johansson will assess the situation on the ground and the need for assistance and coordination by the Commission when it comes to providing protection to those fleeing the war. A press conference is scheduled at +/-12:15 CET and will be broadcast on EbS+.

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