Lebanon News

Army receives 1,000 rifles from U.S.

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. 

The Logistics Brigades of the Lebanese Army received the guns at Rafik Hariri International Airport. The ministry said the shipment was in line with bilateral agreements signed between the two countries.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 19, 2014, on page 4.




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