Asseri: Jumblatt’s position on Idlib massacre rational, wise

June 15, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awadh Asseri, in a statement issued on Monday, described what happened in the heart of the Syrian town of Qalb Lawze as “deplorable terrorist act.”

Asseri offered condolences to the families of the victims and to MP Walid Jumblatt and the sons of the Druze community, adding that “the best way to face sedition is by showing wisdom and prudence.”

“We can only praise the position of MP Walid Jumblatt who is characterized by rationality and wisdom,” he said, stressing that “what the region is facing of events – bizarre to its history, its culture and its authenticity – requires everyone to be alert and aware, and necessitates strengthening national unity to foil the conspiracies being plotted to weaken Arabism.”