27-11-2021 07:10 AM Jerusalem Timing

UN Condemns Al-Qaa attacks, Calls for Int’l Cooperation

UN Condemns Al-Qaa attacks, Calls for Int’l Cooperation

The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the consecutive attacks in a Lebanese border village that left five dead and over 32 wounded

The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the consecutive attacks in a Lebanese border village that left five dead and over 32 wounded, urging the international community to work positively together to fend off threats.

army in QaaA statement issued late Monday by the five permanent members of the Security Council reiterated the "need for all States to combat by all means... threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts," the Daily Star reported.

The multiple attacks on the northeastern border village of Al-Qaa, involving eight suicide bombers, were the largest yet since the outbreak of the Syrian war.

The Security Council statement highlighted the need "to bring the perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice," calling on all States "to cooperate actively with the Lebanese authorities in these regards."

It said that "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of its motivation and wherever, whenever and by whomsoever it is committed...it should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or ethnic group."

The statement called for the dire need to "take measures to prevent and suppress the financing of terrorism, terrorist organizations and individual terrorists, in accordance with resolutions 2199 (2015) and 2253 (2015)."

The members of the Security Council extended their condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of Lebanon.

UN Condemns Al-Qaa attacks, Calls for Int’l Cooperation

The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the consecutive attacks in a Lebanese border village that left five dead and over 32 wounded, urging the international community to work positively together to fend off threats.

 

A statement issued late Monday by the five permanent members of the Security Council reiterated the "need for all States to combat by all means... threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts."

 

The multiple attacks on the northeastern border village of Al-Qaa, involving eight suicide bombers, were the largest yet since the outbreak of the Syrian war.

 

The Security Council statement highlighted the need "to bring the perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice," calling on all States "to cooperate actively with the Lebanese authorities in these regards."

 

It said that "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of its motivation and wherever, whenever and by whomsoever it is committed...it should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or ethnic group."

 

The statement called for the dire need to "take measures to prevent and suppress the financing of terrorism, terrorist organizations and individual terrorists, in accordance with resolutions 2199 (2015) and 2253 (2015)."

 

The members of the Security Council extended their condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of Lebanon.