A Syrian refugee girl stands outside a tent as she poses at a refugee camp in Zahrani town, southern Lebanon June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
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The U.N.'s refugee agency will begin encouraging the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland "without promoting" it, a Foreign Ministry source said Wednesday.Although the agency does not support organizing the return of refugees as it awaits a better political situation in Syria, it will encourage voluntary return and work with its team inside Syria to remove obstacles endangering those who wish to return, according to Hashem.The UNHCR will look to establish related repatriation protocols as the situation in Syria develops.A second step by the UNHCR will facilitate the return of refugees to Syria in the absence of safeguards of U.N. protocol for a safe return. The UNHCR reiterated its stance that it is not currently in a position to organize the return; however, it reaffirmed the U.N.'s respect for the decision of those who wish to return now, individually or in a group.
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