Lebanese President Michel Aoun is seen at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon, November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Lebanese President Michel Aoun is seen at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon, November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

Wed, Feb. 7, 2018
BEIRUT - 7 February 2018: Lebanon's Higher Defense Council gave orders on Wednesday to prevent Israel from building a border wall on Lebanese land, amid rising tensions over land and maritime boundaries.

"This wall, if it is built, will be considered an assault on Lebanese land," the council said in statement published after it met with meeting with senior government and military officials.

"The Higher Defense Council has given its instructions to confront this aggression to prevent Israel from building (the wall) on Lebanese territory."
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