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Taif Accords


These agreements seeked to end the Lebanese civil war. It extends Lebanese sovereignty and authority in South Lebanon, occupied by Israel. The accords transfered the power away from the Presidency and vested it in a cabinet equally divided between the Muslims and Christians. It includes a Syrian-Lebanese security agreement to bring about the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Lebanese territory and calls for the disarmament and disbandment of all Lebanese and non-Lebanese militia.

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