UK’s first migrant deportation flight to Rwanda set to depart on Tuesday

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By Andrew MacAskill and Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s first scheduled flight taking asylum seekers to Rwanda was due to depart on Tuesday, with the government warning that anyone who avoided it through last-minute legal challenges would be put on a later flight anyway. “We are expecting to send the flight later today,” Foreign Secretary Liz Truss told Sky News. “I can’t say exactly how many people will be on the flight. But the really important thing is that we establish the principle.” “There will be people on this flight and if they’re not on this flight, they will be on the nex…

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