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Syria Vows Pullback From Lebanon by Month's End

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Syria Vows Pullback From Lebanon by Month's End

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Syria Vows Pullback From Lebanon by Month's End

Syria Vows Pullback From Lebanon by Month's End

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Syria agrees to pull back 14,000 troops from Lebanon by the end of March, but no timetable has been set for a complete Syrian pullout. Meanwhile, the political arm of Hezbollah calls for further demonstrations in Beirut's Martyrs' Square — to show support for Syria's military presence in Lebanon.