Bassil: Akkar did not spare martyrs we’re proud of

APRIL 19, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Akkar has not spared martyred soldiers, policemen and Red Cross workers whom we feel proud of, Foreign Affairs’ minister Jibran Bassil stated in Jdaydet al-Jouma village today.

Having met with leading Greek-Orthodox and local Aounist officials, minister Bassil fortified them over the need to remaining anchored in their communities and pledged to take up their long-standing claims.

Also and, upon his next stop, the minister recalled the fate of the two kidnapped Greek-Orthodox bishops who went missing in Syria for two years now. He empathized with patriarch Yuhanna Yaziji’s prayers to release them unharmed.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON