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Von der Leyen acknowledges Lebanon's challenges with hosting Syrian refugees and displaced persons; stresses the importance of well-being for both communities.

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EU announces 1 billion euros in aid for Lebanon amid a surge in irregular migration

The European Union announced on Thursday an aid package for Lebanon of 1 billion euros — about $1.06 billion — much of which will go to strengthening border control to halt the flow of asylum seekers and migrants from the small, crisis-wracked country across the Mediterranean Sea to Cyprus and Italy.

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