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Angelina Jolie makes third trip to Iraq

July 23, 2009 12:38:57 PM PDT
In her role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations, actress Angelina Jolie made a return trip to Iraq on Thursday.Jolie visited a makeshift settlement for displaced people in a Baghdad suburb and met with four families.

Jolie said she learned of the troubles they face finding a permanent home and medical care.

She later spoke to reporters, saying more than two million Iraqis remain homeless and are in urgent need of help now.

"In working in Cambodia and other areas of the world that I've worked in, it's so often you find that these countries, years on, have all these little problems because it was this moment that wasn't given enough attention. It was this moment that we didn't have enough support, that they didn't have the right education, and so, this is the moment," Jolie said during a CNN exclusive interview.

Jolie is making her third trip to Iraq. Just last February, she visited a refugee camp for Iraqis near the Syrian border.

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