Lebanon – Attack in a southern suburb of Beirut (Haret Hreik) (January 21, 2014)
France condemns the attack that took place in Beirut’s southern suburb of Haret Hreik which, according to provisional reports, has left at least 4 people dead.
It extends its condolences to the victims’ families and calls on the Lebanese authorities to shed full light on this terrorist act.
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.