File - People stand in line to buy the fifty thousand bill that was released by the Lebanese Central Bank in Beirut, Thursday, May 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/HO)
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The conflict in Syria has cost Lebanon $7.5 billion as it struggles to cope with hosting more than a million refugees from the neighboring country, according to World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim."We estimated last summer that the impact of the crisis on Lebanon was $7.5 billion," Kim said late Sunday in the Saudi city of Jeddah, which he visited in the first stop of a regional tour.He said the conflict has had a "profound" impact on Lebanon and Jordan, which also hosts around 600,000 Syrian refugees.
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