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UNHCR: Afghan voluntary repatriation from Iran comes to a halt

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Mashhad, Khorassan Razavi prov., Nov 22, IRNA

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said here Saturday that voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Iran has come a halt.

Guterres told reporters that this year, the project on voluntary repatriation Afghan refugees from host countries has slowed down and in case of Iran it has come to a halt.

He said insecurity is the main cause of a halt to refugees’ repatriation.

“Social, educational, health, housing and job related issues along with security are highly important factors which make the Afghans reluctant to return home,” he added.

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Written by afghandevnews

November 24, 2008 at 3:34 am

Posted in Refugees

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