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Thousands of Afghan refugees stuck at US bases in Germany


The Federal Interior Ministry in Berlin announced Monday that 9,139 Afghan refugees were currently stuck at US military bases in Germany owing to a suspension of evacuation flights by the Biden administration.  Berlin’s Foreign Ministry confirmed that the refugees were scheduled for evacuation but flights had been stopped in September after cases of measles were detected among Afghans arriving in the US. Berlin says none of the Afghans currently stranded at Ramstein Air Base and the Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern had been promised admission to Germany. Refugees housed at the bases have now received vaccinations against measles, mumps, rubella and …

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