Pregnant refugee to return to Australia from Nauru

A pregnant refugee who says she was raped on Nauru will return to Australia to talk to doctors about having an abortion, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.

The 23-year-old Somali woman, known as Abyan, will return for expert treatment, Mr Dutton said.

He declined to provide dates for her travel, telling Sky News: "It's important that we respect her privacy".

"She should come to Australia, not only to speak to a doctor in terms of the termination but also to seek mental health services," he added.

Abyan was brought to Australia earlier this month seeking a termination.

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