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Afghan interpreters for French army stuck in limbo

Afghan interpreters for French army stuck in limbo

24 Feb 2019 Radio France Internationale Radio France Internationale

Of more than 800 interpreters and other support staff who worked for the French army when it was in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2013, only about a third have been able to get to France - and to safety. In a new book published this week, two journalists conclude that the interpreters slipped through the cracks of a system that did not take their plight as seriously as they should.