Canada needs to ‘step up’ and clarify Afghanistan response, says expert

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Many Afghans are anxious about the Taliban rule and are figuring out ways to get out of Afghanistan. Ali Mirzad, senior adviser at Canadian Hazara Humanitarian Services, who also has family trying to flee Afghanistan, says Canada needs to clarify its response, including a promise to re-settle 20,000 Afghans.

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