UN Security Council Hails Formation of Lebanon Government

New York, The UN Security Council has welcomed the formation of the Cabinet in Lebanon, underlining the need to preserve stability in the country.

“The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that the preservation of Lebanon’s stability is essential to regional security,” a statement released by the Security Council said Tuesday.

It also urged Lebanese political leaders to “build on this momentum of national unity and to ensure Lebanon’s ability to address the pressing security, economic, social and humanitarian challenges facing the country.” The council called on the international community, including international aid organizations, to help Lebanon address these challenges.

The Security Council members also stressed the need for Lebanon to abide by its policy of dissociation on the Syrian conflict and “to cease any involvement in the Syrian crisis, consistent with their commitment in the Baabda declaration.”

Source: Qatar News Agency