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1200 illegal Afghans to be repatriated

Mashad, Director General for Foreign Nationals at Khorasan Razavi Governor office Mohammad Ajami said on Sunday that over 1,200 illegal Afghan nationals will be repatriated on daily basis through Doghazan border.

In an exclusive interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), he said about 80 percent of illegal Afghan nationals will be arrested in the country and will be repatriated through Doghazan and Milak borders in Sistan-Baluchestan province.

Referring to deeply rooted cultural commonalities between the two nations, he said that the Islamic Republic of Iran has doubled its high profile services to these repatriates.

Some 320,000 legal foreign nationals are now residing in Khorasan Razavi province.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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