Minister Bassil launches the Free Patriotic Movement Refugee Return Committee

Leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, Gebran Bassil, launched the party’s central committee for the return of refugees on Thursday who according to minister Bassil threatens Lebanon’s identity.

Bassil assured that the conditions for return have been guaranteed and calm has been prevailing over the Syrian territories where reconciliation is taking place.

The FPM leader concluded by saying that the main objective of this Committee is to facilitate the process and to encourage the return of the Syrians while preventing any tension between them and the Lebanese people, as well as working with municipalities and other apparatus, including the Lebanese general security.

Almost one million Syrian refugees are currently registered with the UN refugee agency although Lebanese officials have estimated it closer to 1.5 million.