Moqbel heaps praise on Lebanese military heroism on Army Day

July 30, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of National Defense, Samir Moqbel, on Thursday felicitated the army on its national day, extolling its “heroic” role in fighting terrorism and preserving civil peace, especially in Arsal outskirts and Baalback.

“Long live these heroes who are enduring cold and heat, away from their parents and families, to defend the nation,” he said in a statement.

“They are fully ready and keeping vigil, not fearing death, watching the moves of the enemy,” he underlined.

“Every voice that harms these soldiers must shut up,” he stressed, recalling the army efforts and sacrifices in confronting terrorist takfiris.

The Minister did not fail to hold out hope that a new president of the republic would be chosen in the nearest time possible.