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New Syrian migration programme takes flight

Charter planes will fly 5,000 Syrians to Germany, the first country to take part in massive relocation programme.

Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 23:31
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Germany is offering 5,000 Syrian refugees temporary resettlement for two years.

It is the first European nation to take in a large group under a programme that would take a year and 25 charter flights to complete.
 
Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Beirut.

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