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Lebanese, Palestinians agree to keep camps neutral

BEIRUT: Lebanese and Palestinian officials agreed Monday to cooperate to maintain Lebanon’s security and stability and insulate the Palestinian refugee camps from the repercussions of the more than 3-year-old war in Syria, the National News Agency reported. 

The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee, which includes Lebanese officials and representatives of various Palestinian factions, held a meeting at the Grand Serail to discuss cooperation and proposals to solve problems facing Lebanese-Palestinian relations, the NNA said. 

The two sides stressed the Palestinians’ right to return to their homeland and rejected the community’s permanent resettlement in Lebanon. 

They also underlined the socio-economic priorities of Palestinian refugees and efforts underway to distance the camps from inter-Lebanese political divisions.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 29, 2014, on page 3.
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