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Afghanistan crisis live news updates: Pakistan not setting up camps for Afghan refugees, says official - Economic Times

Last updated Tuesday, September 7, 2021 02:36 ET , Source: TopWireNews

Pakistan is not setting up any camp to accommodate a new wave of Afghan refugees on its territory after the Taliban takeover of the war-torn nation, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said. While addressing a press conference, the Minister said that his country is allowing Afghan nationals holding Pakistani visas and other documents to enter the country, but there is no other policy so far for refugees, reports Xinhua news agency. Ahmad added that the situation at the country's two border crossings with Afghanistan is under control and there is no influx of refugees anywhere along the borders. The official noted that Pakistan is keen to see peace prevail in Afghanistan and supports its development.

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