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Saudi woman has left Bangkok airport ‘under care of’ UN agency: Thai
official

BANGKOK, Jan 7, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – An 18-year-old Saudi woman seeking asylum
has left Bangkok airport “under the care” of the UN refugee agency, a Thai
official said Monday, following her desperate plea against deportation.

“She is allowed to stay… she is under the care of the UNHCR now,” said
immigration chief Surachate Hakparn. “She left the airport with the UNHCR.”

BSS/AFP/RY/20:12 hrs