March 14: sole salvation for Lebanon by closing ranks, standing by army

June 03, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) March 14 forces on Wednesday that the salvation of the Lebanese resided in closing their ranks and standing by the Lebanese army and state, warning of the danger of the formation of local armed groups similar to the Iraqi paramilitary forces.

March 14 General Secretariat today convened in a regular meeting in Ashrafieh and discussed the current general situation in Lebanon and the broader Arab region.

“The sole means to protect Lebanon from the reverberations of the regional violence is the withdrawal of the militia of Hezbollah from Syria and the deployment of the Lebanese army alongside the eastern and northern borders, backed by international peacekeepers as per UN resolution 1701,” the forces said in a statement.

The attending representatives of the Lebanese Forces informed conferees of the content of the document concluded between the Free Patriotic Movement and the LF.

March 14 hoped that any dialogue would lead to enhancing internal unity and national sovereignty.