Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani
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Afghan president: 'No sympathy for migrants'

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has taken a tough stance on the tens of thousands of his citizens who are fleeing the country to make the dangerous journey to Europe.

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has taken a tough stance on the tens of thousands of his citizens who are fleeing the country to make the dangerous journey to Europe.

"I have no sympathy," he told the BBC's Yalda Hakim, while calling on his countrymen to remain in the war-ravaged nation and join in the effort to rebuild it.

  • 31 Mar
  • From the section Asia