LAF: Qahwaji did not speak politics to Al Sharq Al Awsat

APRIL 19, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The Lebanese Armed Forces Orientation Directorate issued on Sunday the following statement:

“Al Sharq Al Awsat daily posted on its website today an interview with LAF commander, General Jean Qahwaji, which included a number of opinions which he did not state.

It is pivotal for the LAF command Orientation Directorate to assert that General Jean Qahwaji spoke exclusively about the Saudi donation to the Lebanese army as well as French aid set within the framework of said donation. He did not speak of any political subject, whether locally or regionally.”