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Lebanese Army receives 1,000 U.S. rifles

Lebanese Army officers receive U.S. shipment of rifles at Rafik Hariri International Airport on Saturday, May 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/National News Agency, HO)

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army received 1,000 rifles from the U.S. as part of Washington’s aid for the military, the Defense Ministry announced Saturday.

Attended by a delegation of Lebanese officers and a delegation from the U.S. aid office in Lebanon, the Logistics Brigades in the Lebanese Army received the rifles at the Rafik Hariri International Airport.

The ministry said the shipment was part of U.S. military aid to Lebanon and in accordance with bilateral agreements signed between the two countries.

 

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