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Lebanon calls hostage rescue operation 'Nuseirat massacre’

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Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the security forces’ operation to rescue four Israeli hostages held on Saturday.

Abdallah Bou Habib is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of Lebanon © CFR

Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the security forces’ operation to rescue four Israeli hostages held on Saturday and called in the “Nuseirat Camp Massacre.” The ministry also called on the international community to “take immediate action to end the humanitarian disaster happening in Gaza.”

For Lebanese officials, the liberation of hostages is therefore not useful. They should languish for years in Hamas prisons.

Hostage-taking is a terrorist act. A concept that the Lebanese government does not seem to grasp, as it adopts Hamas' rhetoric.

It must be said that Lebanon no longer has a functioning state. It is under the control of Hezbollah and Iran.

By Antoine Khoury 

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