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Video: UN High Commissioner António Guterres visits displaced Iraqis


This week UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres visited Iraq to meet with families displaced by conflict in recent weeks. According to the UN “Guterres visited Khazair checkpoint close to Erbil in Kurdistan where every day hundreds of Iraqis, mostly from Mosul to the south, arrive fleeing from violence.” After listening to accounts of their difficult journeys to safety, Guterres called for more support to help deal with the crisis. He is also visiting some of the 300,000 Syrian refugees currently living in camps in northern Iraq. The video above documents his trip and features footage of displaced families. Credit: YouTube\UNHCR

 

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