Change and Reform bloc leader MP Michel Aoun stressed on Thursday that "all countries who attempted to put its hands on Lebanon are being punished today."
During the October 13,1990 Memorial, Aoun said that the Free Patriotic Movement is "determined to continue on the martyrs' path which had been entrusted to them", adding that "we will never bow down to any intimidation."
"The present confirms that every country who tried to put its hands on Lebanon is being punished," he said, stressing that "we have never been aggressors. We always were defending ourselves and our existence against aggressors, and our conscience is clear."
Aoun added: "The power of Christianity does not come from tanks and weapons, but rather from not fearing tanks."
"Today we are obliged to build a state on moral, ethical, and legal standards", the FPM leader said, pointing out that "some people who hold certain responsibilities have no respect for these standards, which makes it hard to build the state."
Aoun hoped that the church "will offer us the necessary help to ensure these obligations."
The MP pointed out that FPM never treated people with hatred and "never did seek vengeance."
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