Switzer Issues - 2023


Disputes - international

none identified

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 14,726 (Eritrea), 11,441 (Afghanistan), 8,039 (Syria), (mid-year 2022); 84,775 (Ukraine) (as of 23 June 2023)

stateless persons: 891 (2022)

Illicit drugs

major source of precursor chemicals used in the production of illicit narcotics; a significant importer and exporter of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine;

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