Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil inspects a quantity of cocaine busted by Lebanese Customs at Beirut's airport, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The Foreign Ministry Wednesday denied that a foreign diplomat in Lebanon had been involved in the trafficking of cocaine through Beirut's airport.A judicial source told The Daily Star that investigations into the case had likely been completed this week and the case sent back to the military prosecutor.When the case was first reported, a high-ranking source at Lebanese Customs confirmed to The Daily Star that two Internal Security Forces members were being questioned in relation to the case.The source didn't specify whether the officers had known that the now-arrested woman was smuggling drugs.
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