Lebanon, Cyprus to Work on Curbing Migrant Arrivals by Boat

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NICOSIA (AP) — Lebanon’s defense minister said his country and Cyprus have agreed to work together on curbing boat loads of migrants from reaching the east Mediterranean island nation.

Elias Bou Saab said after talks with his Cypriot counterpart on Tuesday that Lebanon would pass on information to Cypriot authorities to better coordinate in heading off such arrivals.

Saab said Lebanon understands Cypriot concerns over such arrivals and that the Lebanese navy had stopped migrants trying to reach Cyprus “many times.”

Saab added...


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Lebanon, Cyprus to Work on Curbing Migrant Arrivals by Boat


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