Sleiman shines light on army role in defending nation

JANUARY 27, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Former president Michel Sleiman on Tuesday highlighted the salient national role shouldered by the Lebanese army in “protecting Lebanon’s security and preserving the integrity of its territories, despite the difficult circumstances sweeping the region as a result of the Takfiri wave under the guise of Islam.”

He underlined, during his meeting with Minister of National Defense Samir Moqbel, that the unique configuration of the army proved in northern Bekaa and other regions its strength and capacity to defend the nation, in spite of the provocation campaigns leveled against the military institution from time to time.

Furthermore, he met with Minister of Public Health, Wael Abu Faour.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY-LEBANON