Over 3,500 Afghan Refugees Repatriated From Iran

Wednesday, 06/12/2024

The Taliban’s Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation reported that on Tuesday, 3,437 Afghan migrants returned from Iran to Afghanistan, both voluntarily and involuntarily.

According to the ministry, these migrants entered Afghanistan through the Silk Road in Nimruz province.

The Taliban stated that 640 of these returning migrants were referred to the International Organisation for Migration for assistance.

The group added that it has also provided cash assistance to 54 families.

The deportation of Afghan migrants from Iran has recently increased. The Taliban’s Ministry of Refugees reports daily on the forced or voluntary return of hundreds of migrants from Iran and Pakistan.

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