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Iraq is second most affected country by Syrian refugee crisis: UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that Iraq is the second most affected country by the crisis of the Syrian refugees.

UNHCR's regional representative Khaled Khalifa said that Syrian refugee crisis is affecting five countries including Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, Egypt and Iraq, adding that it also affects the whole world as it became a global issue.

"The Syrian refugee issue cannot be solved unless we set it up in a regional framework", Khalifa said.