JANUARY 12, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi on Monday contacted by phone Head of the Supreme Alawite Council, Sheikh Asad Assi, offering condolences on the fallen martyrs of the terrorist explosion in Jabal Mohsen that left a number of dead and injured.
Patriarch Rahi hailed what he termed as the “wise stance” by the people of the region and their united stand in the face of sectarian strife.
“Such wise stances fall in the interest of Tripoli, its security and stability,” said Rahi.
On the other hand, Rahi received a phone call from Arab League Secretary General, Nabil Elaraby, where they broached the current situation on the broad regional arena.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON