Parliament to allow Lebanese who fled in 2000 to return from Israel


The Lebanese Parliament approved a draft law that allows Lebanese who fled in 2000 to return from Israel, MTV reported on Wednesday.

Around 7,000 Lebanese fled Lebanon following the May 2000 withdrawal of the Israeli army from South Lebanon. Most of those who fled were members of the South Lebanon Army, an Israeli proxy militia.

General Michel Aoun proposed the above draft law

The parliament convened on Wednesday at 10:40 am, National News Agency reported, adding that there are 22 draft laws on its agenda for discussion.

In addition to the above draft law one of the draft laws is related to providing compensation to Lebanese people freed from Syrian prisons



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