Lebanon declares open-ended war with jihadi militants

December 4, 2014 6:14 AM

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Lebanon declares open-ended war with jihadi militants

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi has declared an open-ended war with Islamist militants on the Syria border after seven soldiers were killed in recent attacks.

“Our battle with terrorism and terrorists is an open-ended war, and we expect it to be a war of attrition, especially after we penetrated deep into the outskirts and remote zones,” Kahwagi said in comments published Thursday by local daily An-Nahar.

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