Lebanon’s Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Ziad Baroud, said he still does not understand the mystery of the issue of the abduction of Joseph Sader , pointing out that all available evidence shows that he is a decent human being who is in good standing .
Regarding the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 409 , Baroud said the serious search continues for the victims , the wreckage and the black boxes and cautioned against jumping into any conclusions before the black boxes are found . He said the reports that circulated about a possible sabotage without any proof could ” lead to catastrophic consequences.”
Baroud explained that the investigation so far did not reveal any act of sabotage, even at the technical level. He pointed out that Lebanese army officers are directly involved in all the operations of the US battleship, adding that the crisis requires the help of expertise not available locally and stressed the need to “trust the state “