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EU Court calls on Poland, Latvia to aid migrants stuck on Belarus border

Dozens of Iraqi Kurds and Afghans have sought the help of the European Court of Human Rights over asylum claims. The EU has blamed Belarus for the recent build up of migrants on its border.

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