By empty (2/21/2003 issue of the CACI Analyst)The independent Russian-language daily \"Ekho\" on 20 February quoted Aliovsat Aliev, who heads the Center for Legal Assistance to Immigrants, as saying that 300 citizens of Iraq have recently applied for asylum in Azerbaijan, Turan reported. \"Azadliq\" the previous day reported that Iraqis are arriving in Azerbaijan via Iran and settle in Azerbaijan\'s Djalalabad and Bilasuvar raions. (RFE/RL).
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