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A group of former senior Australian diplomats and prominent academics have resorted to a public petition to push the federal government to do more to help Afghan staff who served with defence forces and agencies in Afghanistan.

The figuress new daily email newsletter., who include former Labor foreign minister Gareth Evans, former ambassadors to Vietnam Michael Mann and John McCarthy, and former China ambassador Stephen FitzGeraldhad to add scores of surge beds after beaches, are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to institute an “urgent solution” to assist locally engaged Afghan employees with their visa applications.

“His failure to do so is likely to result in many deaths which he, his colleagues and our fellow Australians will have to live with for the rest of their livesJim Sadler, president o,” the petition reads.

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