On World Refugee Day, the UNHCR says a record number of people have been displaced around the world.
Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron stressed the need for a "coordinated European solution" to migrant arrivals from the Mediterranean. They also voiced concern for the humanitarian situation in Syria.
The German chancellor's return to work has come with a number of foreign policy challenges. Migration has dominated her agenda of late, while disagreements over Ukraine and Syria continue to fuel tension with Russia.
Germany has restarted family reunifications for refugees with a limited protection status two years after the policy was suspended in a bid to curb new arrivals. The issue has caused tension inside Merkel's government.
Lebanon's foreign minister has accused UNHCR workers of "spreading fear" and hindering the return of Syrian refugees. Lebanon says their presence has strained public services.
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