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Report: Israel, US trying to prevent Paris-Beirut arms deal

Report: Israel, US trying to prevent Paris-Beirut arms deal
By JPOST.COM STAFF
08/27/2010 09:27


Israel and the US are attempting to prevent a French-Lebanese arms deal that could lead to increased Israeli casualties in any future confrontation, Channel 10 reported on Friday.

According to the report, French Defense Minister Herve Moran sent a letter to his Lebanese counterpart Elias Murr offering to sell Lebanon 100 HOT anti-tank missiles to be armed on the Gazelle helicopters already in use by Lebanese Armed Forces.


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Added: Aug-27-2010 
By: ElegantDecline
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Middle East
Tags: Lebanon, Israel, United States, Hezbollah
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