Saudi Arabia ready to help Iraqi refugees, evacuees

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Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 11:13 GMT

Kurdish refugees from the Syrian town of Kobani sit in front of their tents in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Kurdish refugees from the Syrian town of Kobani sit in front of their tents in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

BAGHDAD, Feb 26 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia is ready to help Iraqi evacuees and refugees returning home through several projects that would cater for their needs, the Saudi ambassador to Iraqi said.

In a statement wired the Sumaria news channel on Tuesday, The Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement said that Minister Nawfal Bahaa Mousa had talks with Saudi Ambassador to Iraq Abdulaziz al Shammari and a delegation from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid And Relief Center on means of cooperating to support Iraqi refugees.

The minister cited the hard conditions which the refugees have suffered and how Daesh terrorists forced Iraqis to evacuate from their homes.

The head of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid And Relief Center pledged to carry out service projects that would contribute to restoring stability in areas freed from Daesh in addition to offering humanitarian assistance to the evacuees and refugees' families.

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