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Mexico opens its doors to refugee applications for Afghan citizens

Mexico City, Mexico — On Wednesday, the government of Mexico announced that it has begun to process the first refugee applications of Afghan citizens after the Taliban take-over in the country.

“I inform you that with the active participation of Guillermo Puente Ordorica, Mexican ambassador to Iran, we have begun processing the first refugee applications of Afghan citizens, especially women and girls who have requested it,” informed the Mexican chancellor, Marcelo Ebrard.

The Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE) indicated that since they are people considered to be in danger, the government was unable to provide details of the number of applications in process.