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Lebanon to boost security ahead of Easter, summer

President Michel Sleiman heads a security meeting in Baabda, Thursday, April 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)

BAABDA: Lebanese authorities agreed Thursday to beef up security ahead of the Easter holiday and the summer season.

The decision was made during a security meeting chaired by President Michel Sleiman at the presidential palace in Baabda.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Tammam Salam and the country’s top security and military officers.

Sleiman and Salam agreed to boost security on the streets, including the airport highway, with more police and Army troops.





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