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President al-Assad, Kahwaji discuss cooperation between Syrian and Lebanese armies

President Bashar al-Assad discussed on Tuesday with Commander of the Lebanese Army Gen. Jean Kahwaji cooperation relations between the Syrian and Lebanese armies.

Talks also dealt with the role of the army establishment in bolstering the security and stability of Lebanon, particularly during the current circumstances in the region.

President al-Assad received during the last two months a number of Lebanese Officials including Lebanese President Michael Suleiman last November for talks about the importance of preserving calmness and finding effective solutions for all Lebanese crises.

Last October President al-Assad discussed with Nabih Berri, Lebanese Parliament Speaker, the efforts exerted as to solve Lebanese crises in bolstering of Lebanon's security and stability.

Assertion was laid on January 15th during the talks between His Excellency President al-Assad and Walid Jounblatt, on the importance of awareness to the threats of foreign meddling and the importance that the solutions and decisions should be in the hands of the region people and out of their interests.

Cooperation between Syrian and Lebanese Armies, Latest Developments in the Region Discussed

Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Ali Habib and Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Dawood Rajha separately met Gen. Kahwaji.

Talks during the meetings dealt with the latest developments in the region and their consequences.

Cooperation between the Syrian and Lebanese armies and means of enhancing it to confront the Zionist enemy were also on the table.

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