Wednesday, August 4, 2010

(NEWS) Lebanese Army Confirms: We Fired First

"Lebanese army admits its troops opened fire at Israeli forces Tuesday; IDF officer: Lebanon has much to lose should it maintain belligerent attitude. Army says it will continue to cut down shrubbery on border in coming days.

The Lebanon army's spokesman has confirmed Israel's claims that Lebanese forces fired first during Tuesday's deadly border skirmish.

In a statement issued to AFP and quoted by Lebanese daily al-Nahar Wednesday, the spokesman said that 'the Lebanese Army opened fire first at Israeli soldiers who entered Lebanese territory…this constituted defense of our sovereignty and is an absolute right.'"

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