Foreign Ministry denounces Israeli raids in Syria, Bassil instructs Lebanon UN delegate to lodge complaint

Wed 26 Dec 2018 at 20:06 Politics

NNA - The Foreign Ministry denounced in a statement on Wednesday the Israeli airstrikes against Syria, underlining "Syria's legitimate right to defend its land and sovereignty."

"The Foreign Ministry also calls on the international community and the UN Security Council to denounce these raids, as well as Israeli warplanes' breach of Lebanese airspace to carry out attacks on a brotherly country, in flagrant violation of UN resolution 1701," the statement read.

"Minister of Foreign Affairs Gebran Bassil instructed the Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the UN to file a complaint to the Security Council against the dangerous Israeli violations threatening stability in the region," statement concluded.

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