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All official Syrian-Lebanon border crossings now open

The border area has been deemed secure enough for the Lebanese and Syrian governments to reopen the last of the five border crossings between the two countries.
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The last official border crossing between Lebanon and Syria that was closed because of the war reopened on Dec. 14.

“Welcome to Bashar al-Assad’s Syria” is posted on a sign visible to travelers exiting Lebanon. “The Lebanese and Syrians are one people that live in two brotherly lands.”

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