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  • Lebanon – Saudi Arabia - Statement by Laurent Fabius (04.11.14)

    "I welcome the signing of the contract to provide assistance to the Lebanese army (DONAS). This agreement, financed thanks to a grant from Saudi Arabia, will help strengthen the Lebanese army, which is the guarantor of Lebanon’s unity and stability. It will help it to carry out its mission to defend the territory and combat terrorism, while Lebanon is under threat. "

  • Lebanon – Attack in the Shebaa Farms area (08.10.14)

    France is concerned about the upsurge in tensions since October 5 in southern Lebanon along the Blue Line, and in particular about the attack - for which Hezbollah claimed responsibility yesterday - that injured Israeli and Lebanese soldiers.

  • Lebanon – Attack in Raouche (24.06.14)

    France condemns the attack that rocked Beirut yesterday. It expresses its solidarity with the members of the security forces who were injured while trying to intervene, as well with their families.

  • Lebanon – Violence (17.03.14)

    France condemns the car bomb attack perpetrated on March 16 in the village of Nabi Osman (Bekaa) which left 4 people dead, as well as the attacks at the borders and the clashes in Tripoli. It expresses its condolences to the victims’ families.

  • Lebanon – Attack in a southern suburb of Beirut (Haret Hreik) (21.01.14)

    France condemns this further attempt to undermine Lebanon’s stability and increase tensions. It reaffirms its support for the institutions of the Republic of Lebanon led by President Michel Suleiman, in their efforts to ensure the country’s security and preserve national unity. It calls on all parties to work toward ensuring Lebanon’s stability and to not allow themselves to be drawn into the cycle of violence.

  • Lebanon – Attacks against the Lebanese armed forces (16.12.13)

    France condemns the fresh attacks perpetrated on December 15 against the Lebanese armed forces on the outskirts of Sidon, which left one soldier dead and several others injured. It extends its condolences to the victim’s family and expresses its solidarity with the injured.

  • Lebanon – Attacks (23.08.13)

    France strongly condemns the car bomb attacks that took place today in Tripoli in northern Lebanon which, according to provisional reports, killed 27 people and injured several hundred others.

  • Lebanon/ Israel – Rocket attacks (23.08.13)

    France condemns the firing of rockets yesterday from southern Lebanon into Israeli territory. It calls for restraint in order to prevent any possibility of escalation and for compliance with UNSCR 1701.

  • Lebanon - Car bombing (16.08.13)

    France condemns in the strongest possible terms the car bomb explosion on August 15 in the Rweiss neighborhood of southern Beirut, which left an estimated 22 dead and more than 300 injured.

  • Lebanon - Hezbollah (Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing - 23.05.13)

    France is attached to Lebanon’s stability and its relations with all Lebanese communities. We urge all Lebanese parties to uphold the commitments made in the Baabda Declaration of June 15, 2012, aimed at disassociating Lebanon from the war in Syria. By intervening on a massive scale in Syria, Hezbollah departs from this consensus. Syria’s war is not Lebanon’s war. Importing it to Lebanon jeopardizes its stability, as shown by the increased tensions in the country.

  • Lebanon – Syrian bombing in the Hermel region (15.04.13)

    We strongly condemn the bombing carried out from Syria which killed two people and injured several others on Sunday in the Hermel region of the Lebanese territory. This incident is another unacceptable violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty.

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