Lebanon calls for Syrian guarantees to speed return of refugees

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil gestures as he speaks during a tour for diplomats and journalists near the airport in Beirut, Lebanon October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s foreign minister urged Syria on Monday to offer guarantees on property rights and military service to encourage Syrian refugees to return home. Tiny Lebanon has been host to more than a million refugees from neighbouring Syria since the civil war there began in 2011, though some have returned as fighting has […]

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