July 28, 2020

Lebanon PM slams ‘dangerous’ Israeli border escalation

Beirut (AFP) – Lebanon’s premier condemned Tuesday a “dangerous military escalation” by Israel after a security incident at the border led the Jewish state to fire artillery across the frontier. “Israel has once again violated Lebanon’s sovereignty… in a dangerous military escalation,” Hassan Diab said on Twitter, in his government’s first official response to Monday’s shelling.”I call for caution in the coming days because I fear that things will get worse in light of severe tension at the border,” he said.The Israeli army had said a group of three to five men armed with rifles crossed the …

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