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UNHCR welcomes Brazil’s decision to recognize thousands of Venezuelans as refugees

A couple in Brazil holds their baby

Venezuelans Ricardo and Maria hold their one-month-old son at a shelter in Manaus, Brazil. © UNHCR/Santiago Escobar-Jaramillo

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch  to whom quoted text may be attributed  at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Published by UNHCR on 6 December 2019