Germany could restart its program of deportation of failed asylum-seekers to Afghanistan as soon as next week, German media reported on Thursday.
Germany halted its controversial deportation program earlier this month after Afghan capital, Kabul, was struck with one of its deadliest suicide bombings.
Separate reports from public broadcaster NDR and news magazine Der Spiegel said a new deportation flight to Kabul from Leipzig could leave on Wednesday.
Those reports were not officially confirmed.
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After the bombing, Germany’s federal and state governments agreed on a suspension of deportations to Afghanistan until a further security assessment by the Foreign Ministry. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the halt would likely last until July.
Merkel also said they would continue to deport criminals and security threats as well as those who did not want to release their identity.
Many German politicians have long argued …