ARMY CALLS FOR MAINTAINING ACCURACY REGARDING NEWS ABOUT THE MILITARY INSTITUTION

The Lebanese Army commented Sunday, via Twitter, on the recently circulated news via social media of desertions among the military ranks, including a number of officers, and that the army command has opened an investigation into the matter, saying: “It is important for the Army leadership to clarify that what is happening are limited desertion operations for various reasons by military personnel, without any significant increase in occurrence rates and without any connection to the current economic situation.”

It also denied that any internal investigation is being conducted into the matter.

“The Army Command calls for precision when it comes to news related to the military institution, and stresses that despite the harsh economic and daily-living conditions, it is fully prepared to carry out the multiple tasks entrusted to it,” the tweet concluded.

Source: National News Agency

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