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Syrian Crisis Hits Lebanon's Economyi
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May 29, 2013 4:46 PM
The civil war in Syria has devastated its economy, destroyed significant parts of its infrastructure and displaced millions of people. It is also hurting the economy of neighboring Lebanon, which was enjoying strong growth until the war erupted some two years ago. VOA's Scott Bobb reports from Beirut.

Syrian Crisis Hits Lebanon's Economy

Published May 29, 2013

The civil war in Syria has devastated its economy, destroyed significant parts of its infrastructure and displaced millions of people. It is also hurting the economy of neighboring Lebanon, which was enjoying strong growth until the war erupted some two years ago. VOA's Scott Bobb reports from Beirut.


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