Sudan-Israel relations: Asylum seekers concerned about normalisation deal

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    Sudanese asylum seekers in Israel say they are worried about the effect of last month’s deal normalising ties between Israel and Sudan. Both governments have said they will concentrate first on agriculture and trade. But migration is also on the agenda. And, there are fears thousands of Sudanese taking shelter in Israel could be deported. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Tel Aviv. –

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