HITTI ADVOCATES SAFE, DIGNIFIED AND NON-COERCIVE RETURN OF DISPLACED SYRIANS

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Nassif Hitti, participated in the virtual conference organized by the “Antalya Diplomatic Forum”, in cooperation with the International Center for Migration Policy Development ICMPD, and the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

The Minister delivered Lebanon’s speech, in which he renewed “the assertion of Lebanon’s positions regarding the Syrian displacement,” stressing that “the lasting solution to the displacement crisis is in a safe, dignified and non-coercive return.”

 

Hitti called for “helping Lebanon confront the coronavirus pandemic and prevent its spread in the camps of displaced Syrians in Lebanon.”

 

The conference was attended by foreign ministers of Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, and Pakistan, as well as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and the European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson.

 

 

Source: National News Agency