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The number of foreigners who have been granted a residence permit is announced as 13,841 in 2014 in South Cyprus.

Greek Cypriot daily Phileleftheros newspaper reported that, according to data of the EU Statistics Institute, the number of foreigners who have been granted a residence permit has reached 13,841.

The newspaper also reported that among the EU countries, South Cyprus has been the third country where most residence permits have been granted to foreigners. It is also indicated that these permits consist of 7989 work permits, 2111 family reasons and 1444 educational purposes.

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