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Would-be Syrian refugees flown back from Belarus despite visas

Belarus has given Syrians two options: cross the border into Poland or be deported.
Syrian migrant Masour Nassar, 42, from Aleppo, applied for asylum in Poland.

IDLIB — The first flight bringing Syrian migrants home arrived from Belarus Dec. 8, raising concerns about their fate in light of information that some of them were investigated at Damascus International Airport.

According to reports, the Syrian regime’s intelligence services interrogated some returning migrants and requested they get back to the authorities a few days later for further investigation. Also, their travel documents were seized.

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