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Japan pledges $65 million in aid for Afghan refugees

  • October 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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Yomiuri reported on a GOJ announcement yesterday that it has decided to provide $65 million in grant-in-aid for Pakistan, Iran, and other Southwest Asian countries hosting Afghan refugees. This is the first time for Japan to extend financial support to displaced Afghans since the Taliban took control of the war-torn nation. The money will be used for food, medicine, and the construction of makeshift shelters.

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