Moqbel highlights Army’s victory against terrorism

APRIL 20, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Defense Minister Samir Moqbel confirmed at a ceremony held upon the LAF’s receiving of French equipment as part of the Saudi grant at Beirut airport that “the presence of the French Defense Minister today is a sign of the solid tie between the two countries.”

Moqbel thanked KSA for its USD 3 billion donation to the Lebanese Army to buy weapons and equipment, and praised the efforts of former president Michel Sleiman to make this project achievable; stressing that Lebanon’s ability to defeat terrorism is a victory for all the countries threatened by this terrorism.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON