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Lawmaker: 1.5M Christians have left Iraq

May 04, 2017

A Christian member of the Iraqi parliament said that 1,500,000 Christians have left Iraq since the United States invaded the nation in 2003.

According to the Turkish-based Andalou Agency, Josef Sleve said that the pace of emigration has increased since the Islamic State’s 2014 invasion.

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