Lebanese Foreign Ministry deplores Israeli strikes on Syria

Sat 10 Feb 2018 at 13:51 Politics

NNA - The Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Ministry condemned in an issued statement on Saturday the Israeli air strikes on Syria, asserting its defense right against any Israeli attack.

"On Thursday 8-2-2018, Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister instructed Lebanon's Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York to file a complaint with the Security Council against Israel, condemning and warning against its use of Lebanese airspace to launch attacks on Syria," the statement said.

"Such an aggressive policy practiced by Israel threatens stability in the region," it added.

"The Ministry calls on the countries concerned to curb the Israeli practices and stop its attacks," the statement concluded.

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