Jreij lauds LAF efforts, asks media to remain responsible

OCTOBER 27, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of Information, Ramzi Jreij, issued a statement on Monday praising the Lebanese Armed Forces and asserting his full support of the military in its war on terror. The Minister also thanked media outlets for living up to their national responsibilities, and asked them to continue to deal delicately with current events.

“Once more the Lebanese army has proven it is the fortress of the nation,” read the statement.

Jreij offered his deepest condolences to the fallen martyrs of the LAF and wished a speedy recovery to all the injured.

“I cannot but salute the efforts of the Lebanese media, which has shown how keen it is on stability through dealing responsibly with recent events and standing by the LAF in its battle against terrorism.”