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August 19th, 2008
Iraqi Exodus
Video: Syrian Ambassador on the Impact of Refugees

Bashar Ja’afari, the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, describes how Iraqi refugees have changed life in Syria. The country has accepted the overwhelming majority of Iraqi refugees, with refugee estimates as high as 2 million. In this WIDE ANGLE web exclusive video, Ambassador Ja’afari explains the Syrian perspective, Syria’s relationship with the United States and the tightening visa restrictions at the Iraq-Syria border.

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