Mitri: ET409 was the focus of Lebanon cabinet meeting


Lebanon’s Information Minister Tarek Mitri briefed the media on the results of the cabinet meeting that was held today at the Baabda palace

-The Meeting focused on Ethiopian Airline ET409 that crashed yesterday and began with a minute of silence for the victims. President Michel Suleiman offered condolences to all victims’ families in Lebanon and in Ethiopia.

-PM Saad Hariri said the investigations and search continue and we should wait for the results of the investigations before jumping into conclusions about the causes of the crash.

-President Suleiman warned against Israeli threats and voiced the necessity to be prepared for any aggression

-The president also praised Health Minister Mohammad Jawad Khalifeh for uncovering a cell that was smuggling counterfeit medicines ( Plavix) from China.



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