Health Minister Wael Abu Faour shakes hands with EU Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst in Beirut, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Health Minister Wael Abu Faour slammed the international community Wednesday for letting down Lebanon and Syria over the refugee crisis and the civil war next door, as he announced a new project aimed at preventing strife between locals and more than 1 million Syrians now in the country.Much of the money put forward for this project, as well as the multitude of projects for Syrian refugees, has come from the European Union.Angela Eichhorst, head of the European Union delegation to Lebanon, said 20 million euros had been contributed by the EU to this initiative and urged Abu Faour to use the money responsibly by hiring the "best people possible".
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