Alexander: Canada willing to accommodate 100,000 Syrian refugees

APRIL 25, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Canada is willing to accommodate up to 100,000 Syrians displaced into Lebanon, visiting Canadian Secretary of immigration Chris Alexander reportedly informed Interior minister Muhammad Mashnouk today.

Having accepted thus far up to 10,000 Syrian refugees Canada currently engaged with the Iraqis in fighting ISIL, is reconsidering the figure of 100,000 the minister confirmed.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON