U.N. warns against threats to Lebanon amid Syria spillover

The U.N. Security Council warned on Thursday against attempts to threaten the security and stability of Lebanon amid outbursts of violence and escalating tensions in the country fueled by the 17-month conflict in neighboring Syria. The warning was contained in a resolution unanimously passed by the council to renew a 11,500-strong U.N. peacekeeping force in […]

Russia to provide political and military support to Lebanon

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on Thursday for the full implementation of U.N. Security Council resolution 1701 and vowed coordination with Lebanese authorities to fight terrorism. “I told the Lebanese president that Russia always called for preserving Lebanon’s sovereignty. Interference in its internal affairs is unacceptable. The Lebanese should themselves solve their problems,” Medvedev said […]

Russia to provide political and military support to Lebanon

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on Thursday for the full implementation of U.N. Security Council resolution 1701 and vowed coordination with Lebanese authorities to fight terrorism. “I told the Lebanese president that Russia always called for preserving Lebanon’s sovereignty. Interference in its internal affairs is unacceptable. The Lebanese should themselves solve their problems,” Medvedev said […]