Last repatriation flight for migrants leaving Tuesday

Migrants at the Belarusian-Polish border in the Grodno region. (Leonid Shcheglov / BELTA / AFP)

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SULAIMANI — Iraq's Ministry of Migration and Displacement said on Monday (November 29) the last flight to return the stranded migrants on the Belarus-Poland border will be on Tuesday.

Ali Abbas the ministry’s spokesperson said so far nearly 1,800 migrants have returned to the country.

"The total number of migrants who wish to return voluntarily to the country is 3,000 people,” he said.

In the last two weeks there have been a number of flights from Minsk International Airport to Erbil International Airport. The most recent flight was on Saturday.

(NRT Digital Media)