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British Ambassador Hugo Shorter Wednesday visited the northeastern border town of Arsal to see how the area is benefiting from the U.K.'s security and development partnership with Lebanon months after militants entrenched in the nearby mountain area were driven out.Shorter met representatives from the Lebanese Army and the Internal Security Forces at Arsal's police station and discussed safety developments in the area since last summer's offensives against Daesh (ISIS) near Ras Baalbeck and Al-Qaa, a statement from the British Embassy reported. After operations carried out by the Lebanese Army – including with equipment, military infrastructure and logistical support provided by the U.K. – the area was later reclaimed.
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