The Lebanese army will not be part of the battle that is taking place on the eastern border," Telecoms Minister, Jamal Jarrah, said in a statement issued on Friday.
"The Army is deployed to prevent the infiltration of militants into the town of Arsal. It is also protecting the people and the camps of Syrian refugees," Jarrah added.
He called on the residents of Arsal to stand by the army, which is endeavoring to eliminate danger from the town.
Source: National News Agency