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6 May 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo remarked that he “was appalled to see reports last week of Iranian guards on the border of Afghanistan’s Herat province abused, tortured, drowned Afghan migrants who dared to cross the border simply in search of food and work”. He further urged “the Afghan authorities to undertake a full investigation and to seek to hold those perpetrators accountable”. The same day, Iran’s diplomatic spokesperson “strongly” rejected the accusation and “expressed readiness… to work jointly with the Afghan side to investigate the allegations”.

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