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Le Secrétaire général est gravement préoccupé par les affrontements entre des hommes armés du groupe Fatah al-Islam et l'armée libanaise - Déclaration du Secrétaire général - Communiqué de presse de l'ONU Français

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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
21 May 2007


Secretary-General
SG/SM/11003

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York


SECRETARY-GENERAL GRAVELY CONCERNED ABOUT FIGHTING IN LEBANON
 
BETWEEN FATAH AL-ISLAM GUNMEN, LEBANESE ARMY


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General is gravely concerned about the fighting in the last two days between Fatah al-Islam gunmen and the Lebanese Army.  The actions of Fatah al-Islam are an attack on Lebanon’s stability and sovereignty.  The Secretary-General welcomes the united stand taken by Palestinian factions in Lebanon denouncing these attacks on the Lebanese Army.  He calls on all sides to do their utmost to protect innocent civilians.

The Secretary-General also strongly condemns yesterday’s terrorist bombing in Beirut.  He urges the Lebanese to unite in the face of threats to their stability and security.


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