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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.
Sivanka Dhanapala, the outgoing representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iran, has lauded the great efforts made by the Islamic Republic to help refugees and immigrants.
A play named “Isfahan, the City of Polish Children” written by the Iranian dramatist Mohammad Charmshir and choreographed by Roxana Mehrafzun will be staged in City Theatre of Tehran from November 27 to December 3.
Iran is set to hold a number of events to mark the 75th anniversary of hosting the Polish who took refuge in the central Iranian city of Isfahan during the World War II.
An Iranian lawmaker says granting Iranian nationality to the children born to an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father not only is a must for population management, but can also decrease insecurity in the country.