Saudi Arabia says suspends $3 billion package to Lebanese army, aid to security forces

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Posted: Feb 19, 2016 8:16 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has suspended a $3 billion aid package for the Lebanese army to buy French weapons, state news agency SPA reported on Friday.

The agency also quoted an official source as saying that the kingdom has also canceled the remainder of $1 billion in aid it had earmarked for Lebanon's internal security service.

(Reporting by Sami Aboudi)