The army received Saturday a shipment of weapons and ammunition as part of the U.S. military assistance program to the Lebanese Armed Forces.

“In the presence of a number of army officers and members of the U.S. defense cooperation bureau in Lebanon, the army’s Logistics Brigade received at the Rafik Hariri International Airport a quantity of various arms and ammunition,” state-run National News Agency reported.

“This new batch is part of the U.S. assistance program to the Lebanese army and of the commitments and agreements signed between the two sides,” NNA added. […]