In a written statement made by the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “There are reports in the media that Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are conscripted for the war in Ukraine. These reports are unfounded.” expressions were used.
In the statement, which pointed out that the Palestinian people have a cause, it was emphasized that the Palestinians are not a party to any war or conflict.
Some media outlets claimed that “Russia is trying to find mercenaries from Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon”, based on some Lebanese sources.
In the news in question, it was claimed that the staff of the Palestinian Embassy in Beirut also communicated with the refugees in coordination with the people close to the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Fatah Movement in this context.
According to United Nations data, approximately 200,000 Palestinian refugees live in 12 camps across Lebanon.