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Bassil after meeting Grandi: We do not seek problems with UN

Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on Thursday maintained that Lebanon does not seek any problem with the United Nations and its high refugee commission, calling to encourage the safe return of the Syrian refugees to their homeland.

Bassil made these remarks during his meeting with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, in Geneva.

He said that he was ready to lift his ministry's procedures towards the UNHCR if he saw changes in its policy; equally, Bassil said he would step up the measures if its policy remained unaltered.

"Preventing refugees' early return to their country is a rejected policy,

Source: National News Agency