LEBANON CALLS FOR GRADUAL RETURN OF SYRIAN REFUGEES TO SAFE AREAS
Lebanon’s President, Michel Aoun, called Wednesday, on the international community, to facilitate a gradual return of the Syrian displaced people, to safe areas in Syria, the National News Agency reported.
Aoun met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, during which he said that, Lebanon is no longer able to shoulder the burdens of Syrian refugees, urging for an international effort to facilitate the gradual return of these displaced persons, to the safe areas of Syria.
Grandi briefed Aoun on the work of the UNHCR in Lebanon, particularly with respect to the Syrian refugees, voicing appreciation over “the care and attention provided to them by Lebanon.”
Source: NAM News Networkhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/lebanon-calls-for-gradual-return-of-syrian-refugees-to-safe-areas/General