Lebanese complaint against Israel concerning air violations

(Photo: Jordan News)
  BEIRUT - The Lebanese government announced that it has filed a new complaint against Israel due to the presence of Israeli warplanes in Lebanese airspace last night, used to fire missiles in Syria, according to Jordan News Agency, (Petra).اضافة اعلان

In a statement on Friday morning, Lebanon’s Deputy Head of Government and Defense Minister Zeina Akar stated that she had sent a complaint through Lebanon’s delegate to the United Nations, Ambassador Amal Mudallali, regarding Israeli violations. Akar called on the United Nations to deter Israel from re-committing such violations and using Lebanese airspace to carry out its aggression against Syrian territory.

The statement noted that, as of midnight Thursday night, Israeli enemy aircraftcarried out sorties over Lebanon during which rockets from hostile warplanes had been bluntly fired from Lebanese airspace and positions in Syria had been targeted at low altitude, causing panic among Lebanese citizens.

In the same vein, the Director-General of Civil Aviation of Lebanon, Fadi Al-Hassan, said in a statement at dawn on Friday, "The observation towers in Syria and Cyprus requested two Lebanese aircraft to change course because of the bombardment and then return and disembark at Beirut airport."

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