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Some Iraqi Refugees in Syria Go Home

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Some Iraqi Refugees in Syria Go Home

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Some Iraqi Refugees in Syria Go Home

Some Iraqi Refugees in Syria Go Home

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Iraqi refugees from Syria are returning to Iraq in large numbers. Better security and other incentives have lured some 25,000 since September. Most say it's too hard to stay in Syria. Doctor Said Hakki, president of the Iraqi Red Crescent Organization, discusses some of the challenges they face.

Hakki speaks with Renee Montagne.

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