Live: British PM Boris Johnson makes statement and opens parliament debate on Afghanistan

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement as he opens a debate in the UK parliament on the latest situation in #Afghanistan. The UK announced a new refugee plan on Tuesday to welcome up to 5,000 Afghans during the first year of resettlement and assist up to 20,000 people in the long term.

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