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    Lebanon May Ask Russia for Help in Anti-Terror Fight if 'Necessary'

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    Lebanon could ask Russia for help in the fight against terrorism if absolutely necessary, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Bassil added that Lebanon would like "for Russia and other countries to help improve the combat capability of our armed forces."

    "If necessary, if absolutely necessary, as we wish to solve problems using our own capabilities," Bassil told Rossiya-24 television.

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