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LAF to continue receiving funding from France

The Lebanese Armed Forces will continue receiving military equipment from France despite pressure from Israel and the US to halt such assistance, a report from Ash-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper said Sunday.
Following violent border clashes between IDF and LAF forces earlier this month which left an Israeli soldier and three Lebanese dead, US Representative, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, made a statement saying that the sale of weapons to Lebanon at this time would be "irresponsible" and could "jeopardize security and stability in the region."
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