The army commander, General Joseph Aoun, confirmed that "the doctrine of the army is firm and its connection has not changed nor will it change direction and it will remain directed towards the Israeli enemy and towards terrorism that serves only Israel, its interests and its objectives." He stressed that «security and stability are the basis of all prosperity, so we must work hard and do more to protect our homeland and contribute to the rise and prosperity».
In his order to the military yesterday, on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the establishment of the army: Military, the 73rd anniversary of the army this year is marked by achievements in defeating terrorists, succeeding in undermining their movement and arresting many of them through pre-emptive and security operations. While significant positive results have been achieved through measures to control the movement of smuggling through a number of illegal crossings, the decision is clear to complete the work at an accelerated pace and to increase the procedures required by the tasks entrusted to the army in order to support security and stability. "
«The military, the Arab region is witnessing several intractable crises and bloody conflicts, in the face of major changes expected, will undoubtedly have repercussions on our country. Therefore, I invite you to be more vigilant to maintain your full readiness, to ensure the unity of the homeland and its territorial integrity, If Lebanon has achieved a decisive victory over terrorism, it does not mean that it has become safe. The Israeli enemy is the main beneficiary of terrorism in the region, and it will set us on our soil and our natural wealth. Who will defend his right to his land, his entity and his wealth, and will deal with any attempt to touch or diminish it, whatever the sacrifices are.
He continued: "The military, the internal security stability enjoyed by our country has softened the satisfaction and tranquility of the country, And make Lebanon a safe and stable oasis, despite the accuracy of the economic and political conditions we are experiencing ». "This reality puts us in front of great responsibilities on the basis that security and stability are the foundation of every prosperity, so we must work hard and do more to protect our homeland and contribute to its rise and prosperity."
"Military, be as hopeful as you Your people, the security of Lebanon Secretariat in your necks. "
The commander of the army in his office in Yarze, MP Mustafa al-Husseini, and discussed the general situation in the country. He also met with a delegation from the Federation of Municipalities of Baalbeck – Hermel, including the heads of municipalities and mukhtars of various towns of the province, and was deliberated in the affairs of the region and its developments. The delegation commended the role of the army in maintaining the security of the region and the measures taken to crack down on irregularities and arrest wanted persons.
The Ministry also has the head of the Maronite League in Australia Anthony Hashim, And the head of the Monastery of St. Joseph – Garbata Mother Melanie Maksoud.