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Minister: Tinted windows license only for security

Protesters rallying against the extension of the Parliament term, throw tomatoes at the car of a lawmaker in Beirut, Friday, May 31, 2013. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

BEIRUT: Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Friday licenses for tinted windows would only be approved for medical and security reasons.

In a statement, the minister apologized for turning down requests for tinted windows and special license plates, saying: "I will not approve any such requests unless they are purely for medical or security reasons.”

He also urged citizens to refrain from pressuring the ministry’s team with such requests.





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