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Pakistan PM: Afghan refugees ‘will not be forced to return’

Imran Khan has assured the UN high commissioner for refugees that Pakistan will continue to host the refugees.

by Kamal Hyder

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured the UN high commissioner for refugees that he will not pursue forced repatriation.

Almost three million registered and unregistered Afghans remain in Pakistan - which has one of the largest refugee populations in the world.

 

Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from Peshawar.


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