Lebanese Army chief General Jean Kahwaji said that Lebanon’s army has made huge sacrifices to defend the country and the entire world against terrorism and therefore is entitled to have access to the advanced weapons that it needs .”
He said the army is looking for equipment and weapons from “friendly and brotherly armies.”
The Lebanese army is always willing to defend the country against any Israeli attack, and will use “all its available resources to confront terrorism and those who breach security, regardless of their affiliation,” he said.
Kahwaji added” implementation of UN SCR 1701 should not be only the concern of UNIFIL and Lebanon only but Israel which continues to occupy Lebanese territories and which continues to violate Lebanese airspace should be doing its part too. “