Lebanon seeks Russian help over Syria refugee influx

By REUTERS
January 23, 2013 15:02




NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia - Lebanese President Michel Suleiman urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to backs calls for a global conference on helping Beirut cope with refugees fleeing from Syria.

Putin told Suleiman at talks that Russia could offer financial and humanitarian aid to help Lebanon cope, but the Kremlin gave no immediate details.


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