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Group of Iraqi Christian Refugees Accepted by Slovakia Returns Home

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Being resettled in Slovakia under the government program a group of Iraqi Christian refugees finally returned home, local media reported Wednesday.

PRAGUE (Sputnik) — A group of Iraqi Christian refugees, resettled in Slovakia under the government program, returned home, local media reported Wednesday.

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As many as 21 Iraqi refugees, primarily the elder people, were reportedly unable to adapt to new life, Teraz news portal reported, citing sources in the Slovak Interior Ministry.

In December, a group of 149 Iraqi Christians was resettled in Slovakia. The refugees were provided with temporary accommodation, jobs, were offered  social and legal advice.

In April, a similar program was discontinued in the Czech Republic after a group of 25 Iraqi refugees received in the country illegally moved to Germany, while eight of them returned to Iraq.

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