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Video by Shirli SITBON

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2008-11-19

Afghanistan will host on Wednesday a summit on Afghan refugees. With five of the eight million refugee Afghans returning after the fall of the Taliban regime, this will be the largest repatriation program ever organised.

A conference in Kabul on Wednesday aims to establish a long-term strategy for the return and reintegration of refugees in Afghanistan.

 

The government plans to use a portion of the 20 billion dollars which were pledged in the Paris conference for Afghan reconstruction in June.

 

In 2002, the government initiated a wide-range operation to repatriate its citizens. Many can't return to their home villages and towns for security reasons, or because their old houses are now occupied by new residents.

 

Watch the FRANCE 24 report above by pressing on 'play'.

Date created : 2008-11-19

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