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Lebanese president rejects Arab League implication that govt. supports terrorism

BEIRUT- Lebanon cannot accept suggestions that its government is a partner in acts of terrorism, President Michel Aoun said on Monday, after the Arab League held Hezbollah responsible for terrorism and noted that the movement was part of Lebanon's government.

Aoun appeared to defend Hezbollah, saying on Twitter after meeting Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Beirut that Lebanon had the right to defend itself against what he called continual Israeli targeting of Lebanon.
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