Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal

By Lindsay Murdoch
Updated May 25 2016 - 12:13am, first published May 24 2016 - 11:32pm
Immigration minister Peter Dutton routinely refuses to comment on refugees who volunteer to resettle in Cambodia. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Mohammed Rashid, a refugee on Nauru who agreed to resettle in Cambodia, lies unwell in a decrepit house in a Phnom Penh suburb. Photo: Nara Lon
The first four refugees in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax


Iranian refugee Daniel Eskandari, one of the last two refugees left in Phnom Penh from the five Australia transferred from Nauru. Photo: Facebook

Bangkok: Two Iranian refugees on Nauru have reportedly given up hope of living in Australia and have agreed to resettle in Cambodia, reviving a $55 million agreement that was teetering on collapse.