Mokbel after meeting Mikati: operation to continue until cleaning region from terrorists

OCTOBER 28, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) National Defense Minister, Samir Mokbel, said, “The Lebanese Army and the military command will go on with their operations until cleaning the region from all gunmen and terrorists.”

Mokbel on Tuesday visited former PM Najib Mikati at his office and discussed with him overall developments at the local scene.

Mikati, for his part, denied the occurrence of any deal between the army and gunmen, explaining that the recent meeting at Mufti Malik Chaar’s residence aimed to protect and dissociate civil people from war “and that what the army did.”