Lebanese minister: army readying to enter south

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August 14, 2006 12:23

Lebanon's communications minister told French radio Monday that the Lebanese army was preparing to cross the Litani River within two or three days, despite uncertainty about a future UN force for the region. "The Lebanese army is readying itself along the Litani to cross the river in 48 or 72 hours," Marwan Hamade said on Europe-1 radio. It will then be flanked by "the first contingents of an international force," he added, likely from France, Turkey, Spain and Italy. He did not give a timeframe.


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