I am very, very pleased to be here.

I am very, very pleased to be here.

Adnan can barely believe he has made it. The Syrian orphan arrived in London via Eurostar on Wednesday to be reunited with his sister, four years after she fled the civil war engulfing their homeland.

Adnan is the seventh unaccompanied minor the government has allowed to enter under EU regulations that let child refugees be reunited with their families, and is the first to agree to talk about his new life. “I am very, very pleased to be here, it feels good to feel safe at last,” said Adnan, who has just turned 17.

Read the full story on The Guardian website.

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