Syrian refugee boys stand outside their tents at a refugee camp in Osmaniye, Turkey, May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Malaysia Saturday received 68 Syrian refugees including 31 children out of a total of 3,000 it hopes to allow into the predominantly Muslim country with hundreds more expected soon.Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi said the Syrian migrants, who flew into Malaysia via Lebanon, will be allowed to work while the children will be able to attend public schools.Last October, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Malaysia would accept 3,000 Syrian migrants over the next three years to help ease the refugee crisis.
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