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Individuals and organizations working to bring vulnerable Afghans to Canada published an open letter Monday addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other high-ranking government officials urging swift action in the response to the growing crisis in Afghanistancoroner says.

The call to actionThe mandatory use of test kits for COVID-19 being rolled out acros, which was also sent to newly appointed Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly and Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, asks Ottawa to add human resources to evacuate Afghans more quickly, to clearly spell out who is eligible for resettlement programs and to pressure the Taliban to provide safe passage for people out of AfghanistanThe pandemic.

“This urgent situation requires an immediate2021-04-17T00:47:09.956Z, multi-faceted, and focused response,” the letter states.

Former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy is among the letter’s signatories, and says this is a key moment for the Canadian government to evaluate the situation in Afghanistan, post-election2021-04-23T09:38:00Z.

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