Israel Reaches Deal With UN to Deport Asylum Seekers to West, Not Africa

Netanyahu says Canada, Germany, Italy among countries to take in asylum seekers ■ Israel will deport 16,250 refugees to West, grant 16,250 temporary residency status

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Canada, Germany and Italy are among the Western countries that will take in asylum seekers from Israel after the country signed a deal with the UN refugee agency canceling its mass deportation plan.

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