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Trump administration reaffirms support for LAF, security apparatuses

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Trump administration reaffirms support for LAF, security apparatuses
Lebanon News

The Trump administration has reaffirmed on Monday its support for the Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) and other security apparatuses, stressing that “no expenditures or purchases have been delayed”, without explaining if the reported freeze on $105 million in aid is still in place.

 
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A US State Department official told The National on Monday that the US commitment to strengthening the LAF continues.

 

“As the sole legitimate defense arm of the Government of Lebanon, the United States remains committed to strengthening the capacity of the Lebanese Armed Forces to secure Lebanon’s borders, defend its sovereignty, and preserve its stability,” he said.

 
 
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