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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says to move out of the current crisis that US President Donald Trump has created for himself and the US, there is no need to any phone number or intermediation.
Iran says it is hosting millions of refugees, including Afghan migrants, at a high cost, calling on Europe to meet part of the expenses.
Iran has threatened to allow migrants and narcotics to flood European countries as it cannot pay the costs of fighting terrorists, drug smugglers, and illegal migrants alone, especially now that it is under the US’ harshest sanctions ever.
In an annual ceremony in the Polish capital Warsaw, the Polish paid homage to the Iranian nation for their warm hospitality offered to a great number of Polish refugees who had fled their country, sheltering in Iran during the World War II.
A senior Iranian official has censured the US’ move to cut funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), saying the decision is yet another crime against the oppressed nation.
The German Interior Ministry says one of 69 Afghan refugees it deported last week has committed suicide on the way back home.
A huge number of Afghan immigrants and refugees have begun to leave Iran due to the recent decline in the value of the Iranian national currency, arguing that it’s no more cost-efficient to work in the country.
The Iranian interior minister slammed Europe for its failure to cooperate with the Islamic Republic, saying that if Iran turns “a blind eye” to the smuggling of illicit drugs and refugee crisis, Europe will face one million refugees and two thousand tons of narcotics.
Three refugees from Afghanistan, including a woman, have attained top ranks in Iran’s highly-competitive nationwide university entrance exam for Master’s degree.