US vows arms for Lebanon army after militant clashes

August 14, 2014 4:32 PM

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BEIRUT : The United States will supply Lebanon's army with additional munitions and ordnance in a bid to bolster the force after clashes with militants, the US ambassador to Beirut said Thursday.

The new assistance comes after Lebanon's military requested emergency aid following unprecedented clashes with militants in the eastern Arsal region of the country, on the Syrian border.

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