Lebanese Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, vowed Saturday that none of the inciting campaigns or allegations, from any side, would ever deter the military institution from carrying out its duties and mission in protecting and preserving the country and nation.
Speaking at the unveiling ceremony of a statue in memory of fallen soldiers in Wadi El-Deb area, who lost their lives during the 'Fajr El-Joroud" military operation in Arsal, Aoun paid tribute to Army martyrs for their lifetime sacrifices.
"The 'Fajr El-Joroud' operation is a shining juncture in our military history and the history of Lebanon, and this pivotal point has increased our will and determination to complete our defense mission along the borders and our security mission at home," stated Aoun proudly.
"Our people trust us and the international community as well," he underscored, adding, "The military institution's main concern is to maintain security and peace.
Source: National News Agency