Michel Samaha gestures at his home in Beirut after being released on bail, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Former Information Minister Michel Samaha reiterated his confession Thursday to the Military Court, saying he brought explosives from Syria in his car and cooperated with a Lebanese informant to plan acts of terrorism.Samaha said he knew Kfoury as far back as1990, when he was a security official in the Lebanese Forces.Samaha explained that he had not worked with Kfoury previously in any security organization or political party.The former minister has blamed Kfoury for tricking him into planning the attacks.Lattouf also questioned Samaha over the issue of explosives and why they were brought from Syria rather than purchased in Lebanon."And I didn't think about the dangers of transferring explosives in my car from Damascus to Beirut," he added.He proceeded to cite the events during another meeting with Kfoury on July 21 . Lattouf grilled Samaha on other specifics, regarding some of which the former minister remained silent.
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