US Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale said that his country would soon deliver new weapons to the Lebanese Armed Forces, to support it in its crackdown on terrorist groups.

“The US will soon deliver additional munitions and ordinance for offensive and defensive combat operations by the Lebanese army,” Hale announced following his meeting with Prime Minister Tammam Salam on Thursday.

“This assistance will enhance the army’s ability to secure Lebanon’s borders, protect Lebanon’s people and fight extremist groups,” he added. […]