France 'Strongly Condemns' Violence in Lebanon, Warns of Spread of Syrian Unrest

France condemned on Sunday the blasts that targeted Beirut's suburb of Mar Mikhael, warning against the spread of the Syrian unrest to Lebanon.

He said that France “strongly condemns” the violence that has taken place in Lebanon.

Efforts must be made to prevent the spread of the war in Syria to Lebanon, he added while in Abu Dhabi where he was inaugurating the new French Embassy headquarters in the United Arab Emirates.

Fabius stressed France's support for Lebanese citizens and authorities.

Four people were wounded on Sunday when two rockets were fired at Beirut's southern suburbs of Mar Mikhael.

Investigations are underway to determine the assailants.

Source: Agence France Presse

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