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‘Any Israeli Attempt to Undermine Lebanese Sovereignty will Meet an Appropriate Response’

Al-Manar – February 18, 2017

Lebanese President General Michel Aoun deemed on Saturday that “the message content of Israel’s Delegate at the United Nations, Danny Danon, poses a threat to Lebanon,” adding that “the international community ought to pay attention to the possible Israeli hostile intentions against Lebanon.”

Speaking before his interlocutors at Baabda Palace this afternoon, Aoun asserted that “any Israeli attempt to undermine the sovereignty of Lebanon shall be confronted with the appropriate response.”

The President stressed that “Israel must comply with Security Council resolutions before any other, yet it still refuses to implement Resolution #1701 and the transition from the cessation of hostilities to a ceasefire stage, despite the fact that more than 11 years have passed since the release of said Resolution.”

“Israel still occupies Lebanese territories in the northern part of Ghajar, Shebaa Farms and Kfar Shouba Hilltops, while effecting daily violations of the Blue Line and Lebanese sovereignty by air and sea,” Aoun went on to indicate.

“In addition, half a million Palestinians are still forced to stay away from their homeland, hosted by Lebanon in the absence of their right to return to their land and property, which constitutes an act of aggression against Lebanon and its people,” he added.

“This act of aggression falls under the content of Article 51 of the UN Charter, which gives Lebanon and its people the natural right to defend their land,” Aoun underscored.

The President concluded that “Lebanon, which has respected all obligations towards the United Nations and its labor force in the South, views the Israeli message to the United Nations as a blatant attempt to threaten the security and stability enjoyed by the southern towns and villages located within the international area of operations, and therefore, bears full responsibility for any aggression against Lebanon.”

Source: NNA

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  1. Thanks for this. President Aoun is RIGHT ON!! Go Lebanon! Resist the Zionist criminal-psychotic menace side by side with your Palestinian brethren!

    Comment by roberthstiver | February 19, 2017 | Reply

  2. There has been nothing but trouble in the Middle East since 1948…….Britain and the USA could have, and should have sorted it out by now, but, they clearly have NO intention of doing so……..

    Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | February 19, 2017 | Reply

  3. My guess is that they won’t attempt to invade Lebanon. Out of sheer spite, they may carpet-bomb defenceless villages, but they dare not face the fighters of Hezbollah. The water of the Litani, which they have coveted all these years, is forever out of their reach.

    Comment by traducteur | February 20, 2017 | Reply

  4. Good comments. Another perspective of sheer spitefulness: Gaza is always there, defenseless, blockaded, convenient for the periodic eruptions of Zionist psychosis needed to vent the demented, vindictive colonial ideology.

    Comment by roberthstiver | February 21, 2017 | Reply

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