Forty Afghans deported on Franco-British flight

27th July 2005, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, July 27 (AFP) - A group of 40 Afghans have been deported on a flight organised jointly by the French and British authorities, the interior ministry in Paris said Wednesday.

PARIS, July 27 (AFP) - A group of 40 Afghans have been deported on a flight organised jointly by the French and British authorities, the interior ministry in Paris said Wednesday.

The flight took off from Charles de Gaulle airport outside Paris on Tuesday evening carrying 25 Afghans detained in France and 15 in Britain.

The two countries announced recently that they would collaborate in returning failed asylum-seekers to their countries of origin.

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Subject: French news

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