Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019

General Joseph Aoun: Army takes all precautionary measures in vicinity of Mieh w Mieh camp

Army Commander General Joseph Aoun, assured on Monday that the Lebanese army is taking all the necessary precautionary measures in the vicinity of Mieh w Mieh Palestinian refugee camp to prevent the spill of clashes outside camp and to protect citizens.

Maj. Gen. Aoun also indicated that the army seeks through communicating with the warring parties in the camp to ease tensions and to prevent the situation from deteriorating again.

The army commander was speaking during his meeting with the Greek Catholic Archbishop of Saida and Deir el-Qamar, Elie Haddad, who visited him today at his Yarze office accompanied by Mieh w Mieh Municipality head Refaat Abu Saba.

The delegation briefed the army commander on the situation in Mieh w Mieh town and the concerns of its residents due to the current clashes inside the camp.

On the other hand, General Aoun met with MP Assaad Dergham, accompanied by retired General Ghassan Kachouh. Discussions reportedly touched on the general situation.

Aoun also received the head of the delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Lebanon, Christophe Martin.

Source: National News Agency

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