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Shorter visits Qaa and gifts army in Baalbeck: UK remains determined to support Lebanon’s stability

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Shorter visits Qaa and gifts army in Baalbeck: UK remains determined to support Lebanon’s stability

NNA – In a demonstration of the UK’s commitment to Lebanon’s stability, British Ambassador to Lebanon, Hugo Shorter, visited Qaa to express the UK’s solidarity with the municipality and its people and to see first-hand how the UK is supporting vulnerable border communities by strengthening the Lebanese Army and funding development projects which will improve their daily lives. In a press release by the British Embassy in Beirut, it said: “Ambassador Shorter visited the municipality of Qaa and St Elias Church to convey his heartfelt condolences to the Mayor Bachir Mattar represented by the municipality members, Father Elian Nasrallah and residents, following the shocking terrorist attack that hit the village last month.” Press release added: “In response to the security threats facing the Baalbek region, on the same day Ambassador Shorter gifted 4th Land Border Regiment (4LBR) with 1000 sets of body armour and welcomed the ongoing mobilisation of 4LBR.

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