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Kejriwal meets families of Indians stranded in Iraq

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New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and four party parliamentarians Tuesday met the families of Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq.

The former Delhi chief minister listened to the woes of the families who staged a sit-in at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi.

Aam Aadmi Party Lok Sabha member Bhagwant Mann accompanied the families to meet officials in the external affairs ministry.

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"The AAP demands that the central government should be more pro-active in ensuring the safe return of Indian workers still stuck in Iraq," said a party statement.

Militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) recently captured parts of Iraq and declared a new caliphate.

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