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SEP 24, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Obama Praises Lebanon For Housing Syrian Refugees

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED NATIONS -- UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama praised Lebanon on Tuesday for its generosity in welcoming refugees fleeing the crisis in neighboring Syria and pledged tens of millions of dollars in aid to help offset the costs of the crisis. Obama met Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly just after the U.S. leader announced $339 million in additional humanitarian aid in response to Syria's crisis, including $74 million for Lebanon. Obama also announced the U.S. was sending $8.7 million to help ... Read More

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