NNA - Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister Zeina Akar, praised the qualitative operation carried out by the Information Branch, with the support of the Lebanese Army, in the Wadi Khaled area against terrorists.
"Once again, the importance of cooperation and coordination between the security forces is proven, and here we commend the qualitative operation carried out by the Information Branch of the Internal Security Forces, with the support of the Lebanese Army, in the Wadi Khaled region against terrorists who are trying to disturb security and sow discord in the country," Akar said.
She pointed herein to the new terrorist crime implicating the military institution and leading to the martyrdom of our finest young men in an army post in the locality of Arman in northern Lebanon.
"We affirm that the Lebanese army will remain ready to defend Lebanon and its people, and the sacrifices it made on the altar of the homeland are best proof that it is constantly on the lookout for any attempts to tamper with security and stability, and to combat terrorism and extremism," Akar underscored.
She concluded by expressing her deepest condolences to the families of the solider martyrs, Corporals Mohammad al-Nashar and Ahmad Sakr, who lost their lives in defense of Lebanon, and to the people of the Akkar region, asking the Lord Almighty to have mercy on their souls and on all martyrs of the nation.