File - Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Tuesday that the Syrian refugees in Lebanon pose a potential terrorist threat.Derbas underlined that Lebanon never agreed to host the huge number of Syrian refugees in its territory, alarming the international community about the danger threatening Lebanon.If Lebanon grants the "refugee" status to Syrians, then the government will need to provide them with certain services and ensure their inclusion into the hosting society.At least 1.1 million Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon since the beginning of the crisis in 2011 .
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