MP Samer Saadeh who represents the Phalange party in the parliament told MTV on Monday“ that the country cannot persist with the existence of non-state arms adding that the arms are the main obstacle facing the state building efforts.” In reference to Hezbollah arms.
He drew a parallel between the current situation and 1975 when the civil war erupted .
“The 1975 civil war was caused by undermining the state’s sovereignty ,” he said
In 1975, a devastating civil war erupted in Lebanon leaving more than 100,000 dead and more than 300,000 displaced. It lasted 15 years