British PM Cameron makes surprise visit to Lebanon

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Lebanon on Monday for a visit aimed at closer inspection of how to deal with the refugees flooding out of Syria and Iraq. He traveled to a U.N.-run refugee camp housing about 500 refugees, mostly from Syria, in the Bekaa Valley on Lebanon’s eastern border.
Cameron also met later in the day with his Lebanese counterpart Tammam Salam. Following the talks, he said Britain is "determined to do all we can" to strengthen Lebanon's security, saying that that his country had trained over 5,000 members of the Lebanese military and that it would continue to "train, equip and mentor the Lebanese armed forces."
The prime minister already announced that he appointed Richard Harrington as minister for Syrian refugees. Earlier this month, he said Britain will take in 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years.

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