Salam chairs security meeting: What happened requires maintaining the highest degrees of alertness and readiness by the forces in charge of maintaining security

JANUARY 11, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Prime Minister Tammam Salam considered that what happened Saturday in Jabal Mohsen “necessitates that security forces maintain the highest degrees of vigilance and readiness.”

Speaking during the security meeting held at his Mseitbeh residence on Sunday in presence of Interior and Justice Ministers and security officials, Salam emphasized solidarity with all fallen martyrs and wounded civilians, who were victimized as a result of the terrorist bombings in Jabal Mohsen. “This atrocious crime shows the extent of the terrorist challenge, which is still a threat to Lebanon, and which requires maintaining the highest degrees of alertness in maintaining security in the country.”

Salam praised the “responsible stands by all political parties in wake of the crime,” adding that “Tripoli has thwarted, once again, the attempt of evil plotters to sow discord between its sons and restore the atmosphere of chaos to it.”

Conferees at the meeting reviewed the latest investigation findings with regards to the terrorist bombings in Jabal Mohsen and the steps taken at the security and judicial levels to unveil the crime perpetrators and plotters and bring them to justice.