Aoun Deplores International Community’s Stance on Refugees
President Michel Aoun on Friday lamented the "insistence" of the international community to link the return of refugees to a political solution in Syria, following the Brussels conference on the issue.
“We are working with international bodies for a safe return of refugees to safe areas in Syria, but we are faced with the insistence of the international community to give priority to a political solution,” said Aoun.
The President’s remarks came in Baabda while receiving a delegation of European parliamentarians from the Alliance for Peace and Freedom, led by the party’s chairman, Roberto Fiore.
“It is necessary to help refugees in their country in order to encourage them to return home,” stressed Aoun.
For his part, Fiore expressed “concern about the refugee problem,” saying “it is time for everyone, especially European countries, to find a solution.”