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Ghassan Hasbani - Deputy Prime Minister, Lebanon

Shaun Ley talks to Lebanon's deputy prime minister Ghassan Hasbani. Can refugees, who are putting strain on Lebanon's infrastructure and resources, be safely returned to Syria?

Shaun Ley speaks to Lebanon's deputy prime minister Ghassan Hasbani. A quarter of Lebanon's population are Syrian refugees, which is putting the country's infrastructure and resources under increasing strain. Some leading political figures there are calling for the refugees to be sent home. But since some in the government have ruled out talking directly to President Assad, how can they be sure any returning refugees would be safe?

30 minutes


Role Contributor
Presenter Shaun Ley
Interviewed Guest Ghassan Hasbani