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Meeting in Lebanon’s Ain el-Hilweh Addresses Latest Security Developments | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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A Lebanese soldier mans a checkpoint at the entrance of the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon. (Reuters)

Beirut – A Palestinian committee met in the refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh in southern Lebanon to address the latest developments in the camp.

The meeting was held by the “operations room,” a committee that was established in wake of a Palestinian embassy meeting Beirut.

Saturday’s meeting was chaired by commander of Palestinian national security in Lebanon and head of the operations room Sobhi Abou Arab

The gatherers also tackled the restructuring of the joint Palestinian force.

The committee’s meetings will remain open in order to address all security issues in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp.

The case of fugitives wanted by Lebanese authorities remains the most contentious issue that attracts the attention of the Lebanese and Palestinians alike. Some information said that the fugitives had fled to Syria and Turkey.

Lebanese authorities fear that some of the wanted suspects may resort to attacks in Lebanon to “avenge” the expulsion of the ISIS terrorist group and the Nusra Front from the outskirts of the northeastern border region of Arsal.