Palestinian Fatah movement's delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmad (C) speaks to reporters after holding a press conference with the Hamas deputy leader on May 27, 2014 in Gaza City. AFP PHOTO /MAHMUD HAMS
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Fatah Central Committee member Azzam al-Ahmad pledged Wednesday not to let Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon be turned into safe havens for terrorists."The ties between Lebanon and Palestine are strong and coordination is ongoing on different levels," Ahmad, on an official visit to Lebanon, said following his meeting with the head of General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim.He considered the stability and security of the Palestinian camps to be of mutual interest for Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority, pledging not to let the camps be turned into refuges for terrorists.Ahmad's visit comes at a time when the Palestinian camps in Lebanon, especially Ain al-Hilweh camp, are at the center of political, security and media attention in Lebanon after being linked to the Jan. 10 Tripoli suicide attack.
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