792,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN

The UN refugee agency said Saturday that more than 13,800 Syrian refugees registered at its offices in Lebanon this week, bringing the total number of Syrian refugees in the country to 792,900.

Beirut: The UN refugee agency said Saturday that more than 13,800 Syrian refugees registered at its offices in Lebanon this week, bringing the total number of Syrian refugees in the country to 792,900.

In its weekly report, the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees said that the number of registered Syrian refugees has exceeded 691,900 while those who are waiting for registration process to complete are over 101,000, Xinhua reported.

As a neighbour of Syria, Lebanon has repeatedly called on the international community to help cope with the large influx of Syrian refugees.

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