Gen. Aoun: We're Committed to Preserving Border Stability, Ready to Confront Any Israeli Attack
Army Commander General Joseph Aoun on Tuesday stressed that the army is “committed to preserving the stability of the southern border,” while emphasizing that the military institution stands ready to “confront any Israeli attack.”
“The Lebanese Army will carry on with the mission of defending Lebanon and safeguarding its security and stability no matter the price and sacrifices,” said Aoun during a Yarze meeting with a delegation from the Association of Arab and Foreign Military Attaches and representatives of the U.N. Truce Supervision Organization.
“Under Resolution 1701, we are committed to preserving the stability of the southern border in cooperation with U.N. forces, but at the same time, we are ready to confront any Israeli attack on Lebanon,” the Army Commander added.