Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil arrives to attend a Cabinet session at Baabda, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said the U.S.'s decision to cut UNRWA funds will be discussed in the meetings at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, while saying that he didn't oppose conditioned peace with the Israel.Bassil is currently in the U.S. as part of Lebanon's delegation to the UNGA, which is headed by President Michel Aoun.UNRWA was founded after the 1948 war surrounding Israel's creation to serve some 700,000 Palestinians who fled or were uprooted from their homes. Lebanon and Israel are still technically in a state of war.Bassil moves on to explain that although Lebanon is eager for peace with neighboring countries, it won't surrender to Israel because of a policy of aggression and its attempt to make Lebanon a place of violence.
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