Militants could have drawn Lebanon into civil war: army chief

November 21, 2014 11:49 AM

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Militants could have drawn Lebanon into civil war: army chief

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist militants who attacked parts of Lebanon this year could have drawn it into civil war, army chief General Jean Kahwaji said in an unusually direct and political speech published on Friday.

Kahwaji paid tribute to soldiers killed and wounded in battles which prevented what he described as a militant plot to take over parts of the small Mediterranean country.

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