Saudi Arabia will provide to Lebanon$ 3 billion for the purchase of arms from France

Saudi Arabia will provide to Lebanon$ 3 billion for the purchase of arms from France

06/01/2014 IA Regnum
 
Saudi Arabia will provide the Lebanese Army $ 3 billion , according to Lebanese President Michel Suleiman , calling it the largest assistance received ever by country’s armed forces . Part of this amount is likely to be spent on the purchase of arms from France , Suleiman said. As the agency Reuters, Saudi Arabia may be seeking to strengthen the Lebanese army as a counterweight to the Shiite movement “Hezbollah ” , considered the most effective armed group in Lebanon.

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