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Palestinian refugees in Syria hope to return to Yarmouk

While some Palestinian refugees are hopeful than they will return to the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria, others are less confident in the Syrian government's facilitation of the process.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — In a meeting held Nov. 12, the Syrian government tasked the Damascus provincial council with rehabilitating the infrastructure of the Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus and restoring services to prepare for the return of the displaced.

The statement comes in the wake of an official Syrian decision allowing refugees to return to the Yarmouk camp. Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad informed the Palestinian factions in Syria of the move on Nov. 6.

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