Russia tells Syrian asylum seekers: You need to go home

Syrian refugee Safaa Al-Kurdi speaks during an interview in an apartment in the village of Mamontovo near Moscow, Russia February 19, 2019. Picture taken February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Vasilyeva

MOSCOW (Reuters) – In pre-war Syria, Safaa Al-Kurdi sold wedding dresses. Fed up with the conflict, the mother-of-three fled Damascus four years ago and sought asylum in Moscow. Now, Russia is saying she must go home. Safaa is one of thousands of Syrian refugees that Russia, an ally of President Bashar al-Assad, is urging to […]

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