Lebanese Forces Foreign Affairs consultant Elie Khoury. (The Daily Star/HO)
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The Lebanese Forces is lobbying the United Nations to expand the mandate of the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon to cover the country's volatile border with Syria, the National News Agency said Thursday.Khoury said the LF delegation urged the members of the Security Council to act quickly in support of Lebanon and assist Lebanese authorities in curbing the fallout of the Syrian conflict on Lebanon.The Lebanese Army battled militants from Syria's Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for five days in Arsal, a Sunni town on Lebanon's eastern border with Syria.
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