Lebanese general vows to follow up terrorist blasts in Beirut

Beirut, Feb 22, IRNA – Lebanese Armed Forces Commander Jean Kahwagi vowed to follow up terrorist acts in Lebanon, especially blasts against Iran’s embassy and cultural attaché office in Beirut.

In a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Beirut Ghazanfar Roknabadi on Saturday, General Kahwagi said that he ordered related officials in the armed forces to do necessary cooperation with Iran’s embassy to provide full security for buildings and offices belonging to the embassy in Lebanon.

He also underlined Lebanese army intention to identify the terrorist acts perpetrators in Lebanon.

Roknabadi, for his part, Appreciated Lebanese army acts so far to support and protect Iran’s offices in Lebanon and their efforts to identify and arrest perpetrators in recent terrorist operations, especially persons related to terrorist grouplet of Abdullah Ezaam.

The ambassador also praised Lebanese military counterintelligence to identity recent suicide operation elements against Iran’s cultural attaché office in Beirut in 24 hours and said the success was the result of joint cooperation and collective work of related bodies.

Roknabadi was informed about the latest investigationss concerning recent terrorist blasts.

Lebanese Armed Forces counterintelligence commander General Edmond Fadel was also present in the meeting.



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