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US to give $67 million to Lebanon’s military as violence erupts in Beirut

The Lebanese army deployed in the streets of the capital after at least six people were shot dead during violent protests.
Beirut protest

The Biden administration is sending Lebanon’s military an additional $67 million in a bid to keep the cash-strapped country’s largest functioning security institution from collapsing.

Victoria Nuland, the US State Department’s second-highest official, announced the new aid during a visit to Beirut on Thursday.

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