13 iunie 2018

Lebanon dispute with UN grows over Syria refugee policy

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ARSAL, Lebanon — A public spat between the Lebanese government and the U.N. refugee agency deepened Wednesday as Lebanon's caretaker foreign minister kept up his criticism, accusing the agency of discouraging Syrian refugees from returning home. "It's time to tell them enough. That's it," Gibran Bassil said, adding that Lebanon's economy is collapsing and that no other country in the world has been as accommodating and offered as much concessions. Lebanon is home to more than a million Syrian [...]