Defense Minister Samir Mokbel received on Wednesday the commander of the Army, General Jean Qahwaji, accompanied by the director of the intelligence service, General Kamil Daher.
Mokbel discussed with Qahwaji the security situation in different regions, especially those located near the Lebanese-Syrian border in the mountains of Arsal and Baalbek.
The minister and his visitors have however welcomed the preventive measures adopted by the army to maintain order and security, including the searches conducted by the military intelligence services to arrest defendants and suspects and bring them to the competent judicial authorities.
The Defense Minister praised the perseverance of the army and its struggle against terrorist attacks, commanding its steadfastness which has impressed most countries.
Source: National News Agency