Lebanon Security Council claims self-defense against Israel

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — The Lebanese High Security Council reaffirmed the Lebanese right to self-defense against Israeli aggression, the council said in a statement after an emergency meeting on Tuesday.

“The Council reaffirmed the Lebanese right to self-defense in every way against aggression, and the unity of the nation is the most important weapon against the aggressor,” the statement said.

According to a statement, Secretary General of the Council Mahmoud Al-Asmari said that “the President (Michel Aoun) on the council outlined the situation around the two attacks of Israel, after which Prime Minister Saad Hariri spoke about the negotiations that he had with the international community, noting that this aggression is the first since 2006 and confirmed that a complaint was transmitted to the UN Security Council through the channels of the Foreign Ministry.”

According to Lebanon, Israeli drones attacked the southern suburbs of Beirut on Sunday night. However, one of the attackers crashed and fell into the hands of resistance fighters, the second drone exploded, causing material damage to the building of the press service of the Shiite movement. Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah promised an adequate response to Israeli aggression. At that time, as Prime Minister Hariri called them naked aggression against the sovereignty of Lebanon.


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