EU ambassador Christina Lassen during an interview in Beirut. (The Daily Star/ Hasan Shaaban)
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The international conference on Syria to be held in Brussels this week will present a chance to relaunch discussions on a political solution for Syria, the European Union's Ambassador to Lebanon Christina Lassen has said. The EU is hosting its second iteration of the donor conference, known as Brussels II, on April 24-25 . Lebanon hosts the most refugees per capita.The bloc's support has assisted Lebanon with funding boosted from tens of millions six years ago to almost $368.6 million a year now.In Brussels in 2017, the EU pledged $597.8 million for Syria, Lebanon and Jordan as part of a collective $6 billion worth of pledges made at the conference.It is one more piece of the growing EU support in Lebanon.
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