Request for asylum from Tunisian national


07-February-2013

The communiqué adds that Mr El Matri is currently in the country and submitted his application on his return to Seychelles in January 2013.

A decision on the application will be taken by the government on completion of an assessment to determine whether the grounds for the application are applicable under Seychelles' laws.

The communiqué adds that as previously confirmed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Tunisian national was in Seychelles in December 2012 before departing that same month.

Mr El Matri submitted his application on his return to Seychelles in January 2013.

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