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Egypt’s support for Lebanon survives decades

During the latest cross-border fire exchanged between the Hezbollah movement and Israel in southern Lebanon, Egypt has deployed efforts to contain the situation.
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CAIRO — Since day one, Egypt has taken action to end the escalation on the Lebanese southern border that resulted from the exchange of fire on Sept. 1 between the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Israeli army.

As a first step, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Sept. 1 to consult on the latest situation in Lebanon hours after the incident.

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