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Dozens of Iraqi refugees return home from Europe

By Associated Press in Baghdad | China Daily | Updated: 2016-02-20 08:16

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Emotional scenes unfolded at Baghdad International Airport on Thursday as dozens of Iraqis who had sought refuge in Europe returned home.

More than a hundred Iraqis, mostly young men, landed in Baghdad on a flight from Finland. Some knelt, kissing the ground. Many were holding the so-called "yellow passport", travel documents issued by Iraqi embassies in Europe and elsewhere to those wishing to return home.

Dozens of Iraqi refugees return home from Europe

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