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Bassil: Expulsion of 70 Lebanese families from Sweden as Lebanon receives Syrian refugees will have negative impact

Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, told his Swedish counterpart, Margot Wallstrom that, "the expulsion of 70 Lebanese families from Sweden as Lebanon receives Syrian refugees will have a negative influence."

The minister said that the international humanitarian law imposes solidarity with the states concerned with the humanitarian crises.

Bassil stressed that human solidarity should not be confined to the refugees in Lebanon.

Finally, the minister stressed "deep bilateral ties that link Lebanon to Sweden".

Source: National News Agency