German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, looks on during a joint press conference with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil, right, at the Lebanese foreign ministry, in Beirut, Friday, May 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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Germany will not abandon Lebanon, visiting Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Friday, vowing to maintain support for Syrian refugees and their host countries."We are trying to offer all kinds of help, and the number of Syrian refugees in Germany has reached more than 100,000," Steinmeier said.He expressed content that the latest donors' conference in Kuwait saw states offering help not only to Syrian refugees, but to host countries too. In turn, Bassil said the international community was behind in supporting Lebanon concerning the Syrian refugee crisis, thanking Germany for its contribution. Lebanon hosts around 1.5 million Syrian refugees who have fled the violence in Syrian since 2012 .
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