Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam gives a speech after he received the Lebanese policemen and army soldiers, who were kidnapped by Nusra Front, at the government house, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam has said that Saudi Arabia assured him the Islamic anti-terrorism coalition formed Tuesday is designed to target ISIS and like-minded extremists, not Hezbollah.Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi said Tuesday Lebanon could not join an Islamic alliance as it is not an Islamic country, and the Foreign Ministry said it has no prior knowledge of such an alliance.Salam said that Lebanon's secular status should not prevent the nation from joining an Islamic alliance.Salam had said Tuesday that Lebanon will carefully consider any steps it needs to take as part of the new Saudi-led alliance with regards to the Constitution and the Lebanese laws, implicitly supporting the move.
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