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French envoys bear surprising message from Mideast Christians

A French delegation to Lebanon, Iraq and Syria found that many Christians in the Middle East believe Western policies place economic interests ahead of their well-being.
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Members of a European delegation to the Middle East say they were surprised by what they heard from Christians there: support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and criticism of European policies affecting them.

Chredo, a French nongovernmental organization that aims to help Christians in the Middle East, organized the tour. The group is formally known as Coordination of Eastern Christians in Danger.

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