CSTO Joint Staff commander Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov speculated that the eviction of ethnic minorities amid the escalating terror threat can provoke a massive exodus of refugees from Afghanistan to Central Asian countries, including CSTO member states
MOSCOW, October 14. /TASS/. The refugee influx from Afghanistan to Iran and Pakistan since the Taliban (outlawed in Russia) took over has been over 3 million people already, which is about 10% of Afghanistan’s population, CSTO Joint Staff commander Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov told journalists on Thursday.
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Update: Over three million Afghan refugees trying to reach Iran, Pakistan (Reuters)
WNU Editor: Let this sink in. Three million have fled Afghanistan in just two months. And with widespread reports now coming out that the Taliban are reverting to the old ways of ruling Afghanistan. Here is an easy prediction. That 3 million number is going to go up.