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Harb's press office: Information about presence of fiber optic network outside state unfounded

August 1, 2014

NNA - "Following information provided by MTV on Wednesday, 30/07/2014, that Hezbollah proceeded to install a fiber optic network parallel to that of the Department of Telecommunications in the region Meyrouba - Kehmez - Lassa - Ghabat, Minister Boutros Harb Minister tasked the concerned Telecommunications Branch to investigate at this level," Harb's press office said on Friday. "After a visit to the site and inspection operations, it turned out that there is no installation of an optical fiber network outside the framework of the state. Circulating information in this regard is not valid," the statement confirmed. "This work is part of a state installation project of a fiber optic network," the statement added. ================R.H.

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Source: National News Agency (Lebanon)

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