Aoun to U.S. Delegation: Beirut Rejects Golan's Recognition


President Michel Aoun president has told a visiting American delegation that Beirut rejects the U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights because it includes Lebanese areas annexed by Israel.

Michel Aoun told the delegation that included Republican U.S. Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Vicente Gonzalez that Lebanon has the right to work on regaining this lined "by all available means."

Arab countries unanimously rejected the recent U.S. recognition of Israeli control over the Golan, seized from Syria in 1967 and annexed in 1981, calling the Trump administration's policies unfairly biased toward Israel.

Lebanon fears for its claim to the Shebaa Farms and adjacent Kfar Shouba hills, which Israel occupied alongside Golan.

Israel had occupied south Lebanon, but despite withdrawing in 2000, remained in these strategic areas.

Comments 7
Thumb eagledawn 13 April 2019, 11:27

الله يحميه
A fearless man- A real leader- A true statesman.

Thumb s.o.s 13 April 2019, 13:28

This deserter is a waste of everything, unworthy of a comment.

Missing rabiosa 13 April 2019, 18:16

Your Excellency if I may call you that, how about worry about the so called Banana republic you preside over and it's rampant corruption and the defect militia that rules it.

Missing bigjohn 13 April 2019, 19:24

The Lebanese republic is a million times better then your miserable Israeli criminal existence. Why don't you step outside the areas you control and see what happens?

Missing bigjohn 13 April 2019, 19:19

Hey full time paid Israeli Zionist who uses many names and claims to be Lebanese to hide his miserable criminal existence: Your Apartheid years are numbered just like Apartheid South Africa and Rhodesia. "Israel will be renamed Palestine the same way Rhodesia was renamed Zimbabwe. Do you remember Rhodesia??? Yea, the same way "Israel" will be remembered in the future.

Missing phillipo 13 April 2019, 20:25

Bigjohn - Dream on

Missing bigjohn 13 April 2019, 23:42

Yes, that was what the White South Africans said who thought Apartheid can last another century! You think the world and even the west will accept Jewish Apartheid? Dream on!