Sleiman: Security in South tantamount to security in all country

JANUARY 29, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Lebanese President Michel Sleiman on Thursday stressed the necessity to adhere to UN Security Council Resolution 1701 which preserves peace in the South, considering the security in South “to be tantamount to the security in all Lebanon.”

Sleiman cabled today head of UNIFIL in Lebanon Luciano Portolano to offer him condolences on the martyrdom of UNIFIL’s Spanish member yesterday in Abbasieh.

Sleiman called upon all forces, whether international or local, to work on preserving security in the South.