Defense Minister Yacoub Riyad Al-Sarraf congratulated Lebanon on the occasion of the Independence Day and praised the Lebanese army for its next achievements.
Al-Sarraf said in a statement: "We grew up listening to the story of independence, the story of the struggle and the desire for freedom, the story of ancestors and fathers who are firmly united under the flag of freedom and the right to independence after the Revolution and the Sun of Freedom on November 22 1943, mark not only celebration but also lesson for us and our children after us, and perfect for sucking the spirit of nationality and love for homeland in the hearts of generations No people without peoples want their homeland, and a man without homeland is just a lost refugee in the sea of these clouds.
"Today, we hope that the 75th anniversary of independence will be a meeting point for dialogue, solidarity and national affiliation above all other considerations, especially at this delicate and sensitive stage in Lebanon, in the midst of the crisis that rages in our region and is trying to destabilize our unity. , to preserve the independence of the homeland and to preserve our identity means that we deprive each side of our hands by trying to spread discrimination and make unity immune to external ambitions that try to penetrate the wall of the homeland to make it weak We do not forget the existence of the enemy does not hide the intent and ambition of Brdo and our wealth , He follows us, looks at us, and we must really appreciate what the army is doing to maintain security and stability and to pay tribute to the successes of our heroic soldiers, the Lebanese army has shown it as a fortified fortress that will not allow someone to oppose the security of the country Stability " .
He continued: "For the martyrs who fought with their blood to remain, all the glories and honors that you have entered into history and have given you a lesson of faith and love, giving the most signs of sacrifice and self-sacrifice and sacrificing your soul to live the people as free and we must realize that we, the people of Great Lebanon, can together improve the country and its economy, overcome all the crises and halt the culture of corruption that has spread over the last few years only if we have intent and unity in order to take advantage of the opportunity we have before we can we join, not the Lebanese good. "
He concluded the coffin saying, "God is on our precious homeland a blessing of security and security, continuity of prosperity and prosperity, and every year the homeland and commander of the homeland, the army and the people of a thousand good."