File - Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdel-Karim Ali attends a ceremony in Beirut's southern suburbs, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdel-Karim Ali Friday dismissed reports that Lebanese prisoners who were kidnapped during the Civil War were still being held in Syria, suggesting that questions about the allegations would only be settled by "fortune tellers".An estimated 600 Lebanese were kidnapped during the 1975-90 Civil War and are believed to be held in Syrian prisons.The Syrian regime has long denied holding Lebanese prisoners, after releasing a number of detainees in the past.Ali said Bassil raised with him the issue of Lebanese detainees in Syria.
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