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Lebanon to complain to UNSC against Israel violations

President of Lebanon Michel Aoun in Beirut, Lebanon on 14 October 2021 [Lebanese Presidency/Anadolu Agency]
President of Lebanon Michel Aoun in Beirut, Lebanon on 14 October 2021 [Lebanese Presidency/Anadolu Agency]

Lebanese President Michel Aoun yesterday called on his Foreign Minister, Abdallah Bou Habib, to file a complaint against the "Israeli violations" to the United Nations Security Council.

Syria's official SANA news agency yesterday reported that Israeli fighter jets had fired "several missiles" through Lebanese airspace at Damascus, adding that the Syrian air defences were able to "bring down most of the projectiles."

Media reports quoted an army statement as saying that the Israeli warplanes had "violated the Lebanese airspace from the Kafr Kila town to Dahr Al-Baydar", pointing out that the breaches were being "investigated in coordination with the UN Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL)."

Last month, the Lebanese foreign ministry condemned an Israeli missile strike against Syria's strategic western port of Latakia, describing the attack as "exposing the true nature of the Israeli regime.

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