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 - Meeting of the International Support Group (28.10.14)
He participated in a meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon. This meeting provided an opportunity to reaffirm our support for Lebanon in the current security context marked by violence, notably in Tripoli.
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 – French contribution of €7 million to the World Bank's Trust Fund (12.09.14)
France welcomes the signing on September 12 in Beirut of the agreement allowing the payment of France’s contribution of €7 million to the World Bank’s Trust Fund for Lebanon. This aid had been announced on March 5 at the meeting in Paris on Lebanon.
Lebanon – Execution of members of the Lebanese Armed Forces by the terrorist group “Daesh” (09.09.14)
The execution of two members of the Lebanese Armed Forces by the terrorist group “Daesh” in Lebanon is a heinous crime. It again reveals the barbaric nature of this organization and strengthens our determination to mobilize the international community against terrorism.
Lebanon – Attack on the army and domestic security forces (04.08.14)
France condemns the attacks on the Lebanese army and internal security forces in Arsal on August 2, which resulted in the death or disappearance of at least 10 troops.
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.
Graphic : How France is helping Lebanon to cope with the Syrian crisis
Humanitarian assistance and development projects in Lebanon. Discover in figures the principal axes of the French aid to Lebanon to cope with the Syrian crisis
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 the southern suburbs of Beirut (19.02.14)
France condemns this morning’s attack in the southern suburbs of Beirut, close to the Iranian cultural center, which, according to the latest reports, has left 4 people dead and more than 100 injured.
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 – Opening of the trial at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (16.01.14)
France welcomes the opening today of the trial at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The tribunal will try the individuals charged with having perpetrated the attack on February 14, 2005, which killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, along with 22 others, and injured many more.
Lebanon – Attack in the southern suburbs of Beirut (02.01.14)
France reaffirms its commitment to the stability of Lebanon and calls on all Lebanese people to make efforts to prevent an escalation of violence and to preserve national unity.
Special Tribunal for Lebanon – Payment by the Lebanese authorities of their contribution (31.12.13)
France welcomes the payment by the Lebanese authorities of their contribution to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon for 2013. Following the murder of Mohammed Chattah, it reaffirms its support for the Lebanese government in its determination to combat all forms of terrorism and its commitment to combating impunity.
Attack in Beirut - Statement by the French Presidency (27.12.13)
The President condemns the cowardly attack perpetrated this morning in Beirut city centre, which caused many casualties and claimed the life of former minister Mohamad Chatah.
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 – Payment of a contribution of €1.5 million to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (24.04.13)
France has paid a contribution of €1.5 million to the budget of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon for 2013. This brings the total amount of financial support provided by France since the tribunal was created to more than €7 million.
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.
Lebanon – Syrian air raids on the village of Sarjal Ajram (12.04.13)
We strongly condemn the bombings carried out by the Syrian regime’s armed forces on Wednesday and Thursday on the village of Sarjal Ajram in the north of Lebanon which injured 4 people.
Lebanon – Appointment of Mr. Tammam Salam as prime minister (08.04.13)
France welcomes the appointment of new Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam, who won a broad consensus during the parliamentary consultations conducted by President Suleiman. This support is an encouraging sign.
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