TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Lebanon announced on Tuesday that it will file a complaint against Israel at the United Nations Security Council for violating its airspace to attack Syria.
“The Foreign Ministry condemns the air raids launched at the Syrian Arab Republic and affirms its previous position that Lebanon’s airspace should not be used to attack Syria. Lebanon will make a formal complaint with the UN Security Council,” Lebanon's foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, according to local reports.
On Monday, Israel launched a dawn attack on a major air base in central Syria. The Israeli fighter jets reportedly launched missiles from Lebanon's airspace.
The Lebanese army’s Command-Orientation Directorate released a statement saying four Israeli warplanes had breached Lebanon’s airspace.
According to the army’s statement, the warplanes violated the Lebanese airspace at 3:25 am (local time) Monday flying over the sea to the west of Jounieh, adding that they had flown east over the city of Baalbek and then left the country’s airspace at 3:35 am, Naharnet reported.