File: Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah meets Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun. (Handout)
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Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah has thrown his weight behind MP Michel Aoun's demand for the appointment of new security and military chiefs, implicitly rejecting attempts to renew the mandate of the Army and police commanders, sources close to the Free Patriotic Movement head said Sunday.Aoun has threatened to withdraw his three ministers from the Cabinet if the mandate of Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi, who retires on Sept. 23, and Internal Security Forces chief Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Basbous, who retires on June 5, was renewed.Shamel Roukos, the head of the Army Commando Unit, to replace Kahwagi as Army commander.A Hezbollah statement said Nasrallah and Aoun discussed domestic political matters, at the forefront of which is the presidential election.
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