asylum seekers from Syria do not have to for the time being, to be feared, that the Federal office for Migration and refugees (Bamf), a rating of their asylum applications differently than in the past.

“We will not change the decision-making practice, the underlying principles of the Bamf up to the finding of new developments in the country of origin Syria for the time being,” said interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the Newspapers of the Funke media group (Wednesday). “The situation in Syria, we have to keep in view, and will also respond to asylum policy.” Until then, there is no reason to assess the asylum applications differently.

The Federal Agency had updated in mid-March, its internal principles and the security situation in Syria. Like the Bamf evaluates the situation, is not known to the public. Refugee organisations, however, had fears that more asylum seekers could be rejected if the assessment set is no longer in all regions of Syria an armed conflict. The interior Ministry has to decide as a superior authority on the guiding principles.

Because this decision had to wait, had to reset the Bamf last asylum decisions for many Syrians. According to information from the spark-Newspapers in the past weeks, talks between the Ministry of the interior, the Federal foreign office and the Chancellery of the guiding principles.

The Foreign office had submitted in November of 2018, a new report on Syria, the interior authorities and the courts should serve as one of several bases for decision-making in asylum procedures. Therein, it is stated, that in no part of Syria “, a comprehensive, long-term and reliable protection for persecuted persons”. Because of the uncertain situation in the war-torn country, the interior Ministers of the countries agreed at the end of November, the deportation ban initially extend until the end of June.

Although will not be fought in many regions of their home country, are still looking for a number of people from Syria protection in Germany. According to statistics of the Bamf 13.634 Syrians presented from January to April of this year, an asylum application. They are still the largest group of protection seekers in Germany.