UNHCR asks world leaders to address refugee issue

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UNHCR asks world leaders to address refugee issue

ISLAMABAD-UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has asked the world leaders to address the refugee issue.

Speaking at UN Security Council, he said in the last 10 years, the number of forcibly displaced people has doubled to almost 80 million.

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees asked the Security Council member states to use their influence, the tools and resources to seek out resolution of the refugees’ crisis.