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Lebanon Condemns Israeli Violations of Its Airspace to Strike Syria

Lebanon Condemns Israeli Violations of Its Airspace to Strike Syria

Tuesday, 16 August, 2022 - 06:30
Lebanon intends to submit a complaint to Security Council (Dalati and Nohra / DPA)

Lebanon will file a complaint before UN the Security Council against Israel for recently using Lebanese airspace to attack Syria.

On Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants issued a statement "strongly condemning" the recent Israeli aggression and the "Israeli enemy's use of Lebanese airspace to bombard Syrian territory."

The Ministry warned against the consequences of this aggressive behavior and the continued violations of Lebanese sovereignty and international laws.

The Ministry disclosed that it would "file a complaint to the Security Council, asking it to seriously intervene to put an end to these ongoing Israeli violations."

For his part, a member of the Development and Liberation Bloc, MP Kassem Hashem, said the attack on Syria from Lebanon's airspace was an attack on Lebanon and a violation of national sovereignty.

He pointed out that the repeated violations require the Lebanese government to file a complaint to the United Nations.

In turn, MP Hassan Murad called on the government to submit an urgent complaint to the Security Council.

Murad indicated that the enemy is violating Lebanon's airspace to practice its terrorism in Syria, calling on the authorities to submit an urgent complaint to the Security Council rejecting the Zionist violations and use of Lebanese airspace to attack Syria.

Also, Vice-President of the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council, Sheikh Ali al-Khatib, condemned "the Zionist attacks on Syria and the violation of Lebanese airspace."

Khatib said it is double aggression against the two countries, urging the UN to take deterrent measures against the Zionist enemy.

He asserted that statements of condemnation and recording the violations of UN Resolution 1701 are not enough.

Khatib warned that this dangerous aggression identifies with the blockade, sanctions, and the policy of starving the Syrian and Lebanese peoples, noting that the situation requires solidarity, cooperation, and increasing coordination between the two countries.

Furthermore, the central leadership of Syria's Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party in Lebanon condemned the Israeli attack and called on Lebanon to file a complaint to the UN Security Council about Israel's violation of Lebanese sovereignty.

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