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Lebanon’s president criticized after thanking Russia for support of Christians

April 03, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun has come under criticism for his public statements in Moscow, thanking the country’s leader, Vladimir Putin, for supporting the Christians of Lebanon. Aoun’s critics complain that the statements suggested a sectarian bias.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Apr. 03, 2019 8:06 PM ET USA

    The angry remarks quoted in the cited article do not reflect the many positive statements by Catholic prelates in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Israel in support of Russian assistance throughout the war with ISIS.