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Syria Pullout from Lebanon Nears Completion

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Syria Pullout from Lebanon Nears Completion

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Syria Pullout from Lebanon Nears Completion

Syria Pullout from Lebanon Nears Completion

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A Syrian soldier looks on from a truck driving toward the Lebanese and Syrian Masnaa border point in the Bekaa valley, April 24. Reuters hide caption

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The pullout of Syrian forces from Lebanon is almost complete. Only a few hundred Syrian troops remain in the eastern Bekaa Valley, and they are due to leave Tuesday as part of an official farewell ceremony. Michele Norris talks with Jamil Mroue, editor in chief of Lebanon's Daily Star newspaper.