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Thursday, 30 June 2022 02:09 GMT

Lebanon vowsSyrian refugee crisis solution'regardless of EU, UN opinions'


(MENAFN) Lebanese President Michel Aoun declared his determination to resolve the Syrian refugee crisis "regardless of the EU and UN's opinions."

President Aoun emphasized that the refugee crisis which hit Syria "is an existential threat related to Lebanon's stability, independence and sovereignty."

The presidential media office confirmed the statement to have been made by the Lebanese president in a meeting with an EU ministerial delegation and head of the European Union Election Observation Mission.

The president said "we expect the European Union to help us return the Syrian refugees, monitor this return and make sure it is safe and stable, especially that the Syrian government does not refuse their return to safe towns and villages."

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