In the past 24 hours, police issued 1,462 certificates expressing intent to file an application for asylum , most migrant are Syrian nationals, announced the Ministry of Interior (MOI).

Since June 19, when they were adopted amendments to the Law on Asylum, the Interior Ministry say a total of 60,421 immigrants have passed through Macedonia.

Over the past day and night, despite issuing certificates for intent for asylum, no-one has actually applied asylum status.

Since they started issuing  the certificates, as of today, a total of 49 requests for asylum have been registered in the country.