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The U.N. refugee agency Thursday denied it was encouraging the return of Syrian refugees, a day after the Foreign Ministry said it had received a letter from the agency with a "complete change" in tone on the issue.One of the new steps the UNHCR will pursue, according to the letter seen by The Daily Star Wednesday, is to facilitate the refugee return in the absence of the safeguards of U.N. protocol for a safe return.In the letter, the UNHCR said 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 groups.Lebanon, now hosts 982,012 Syrian refugees who are registered with the UNHCR.
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