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France to take in Afghans in danger for working with troops

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France will take in Afghans whose security is at risk after having worked with its troops in the war-ravaged country, joining other Western nations facing a similar quandary. 

French soldiers, returning from Afghanistan, are seen on a plane bound for France, on December 8, 2012, after leaving Paphos airport in Cyprus. France will take in Afghans whose security is at risk after having worked with its troops in the war-ravaged country, joining other Western nations facing a similar quandary.

France flew its last combat troops out of Afghanistan on December 15, two years before allied nations in the 100,000-strong NATO mission led by the United States are due to recall their fighting forces.

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