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Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Wednesday he didn't believe the Lebanese expatriate community living and working in the Gulf would be expelled over the recent spike in tensions.Derbas downplayed reports that Lebanese workers would be replaced with workers from other Arab states in the Gulf region.Derbas' comments come two days after Bahrain announced the expulsion of a number of Lebanese nationals it accused of belonging to, or supporting Hezbollah.There are some 600,000 Lebanese nationals living in the Gulf countries.
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