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Iran Prisoner Exchange May Ease Tensions Over Mistreatment of Afghan Minority

A recent exchange of prisoners between Iran and Afghanistan may signal Tehran’s willingness to begin repairing strained relations between the two countries over the regime’s internal treatment of Afghans, analysts say. Kabul has lodged several protests in recent months over Iran’s conduct towards Afghans inside Iran including its caging of several Afghan prisoners in a city square and sending thousands of Afghans to fight on the frontlines of the Syrian war. Around 200-chained Afghan...

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