Monday, December 30, 2013

Saudi Arabia Pledges $3 Billion To Strengthen Lebanon's Army

Saudi Arabia To Inject $3 Bllion Into Lebanese Army -- CNN

(CNN) -- Saudi Arabia pledged $3 billion to the Lebanese Army to strengthen its capabilities, according to Lebanon's state-run news agency.

Lebanon's President Gen. Michel Sleiman said the money will allow the army to buy weapons from France, and he expressed gratitude to Saudi Arabia, according to the statement.

"The Saudi aid to the Lebanese Army is the largest in the history of Lebanon," Sleiman said.

The announcement comes as French President Francois Hollande is in Saudi Arabia for talks on the crisis in the Mideast and to strengthen economic ties.

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Saudi Arabia gives $3bn boost to Lebanese army -- Financial Times
Sleiman: Saudis Pledge $3B to Lebanese Army -- Defense News/AFP
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