BEIRUT, Oct 4 (KUNA) -- US Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly expressed
"grave concern with Syrias continued shelling of and incursions into
Lebanons border region, said a US embassy statement on Thursday.
After her meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Miqati the US
ambassador affirmed that "the responsibility for the violence in Syria and the
violence that threatens to spill over from Syria falls squarely on the Assad
regime," according to a received copy to KUNA of a statement issued by the US
Embassy in Lebanon.
Connelly stressed that the US expects "the Syrian regime to respect the
sovereignty and territorial integrity of Lebanon."
The meeting between US ambassador and Miqati discussed the political and
security situation in Lebanon and regional developments, the statement noted.
Meanwhile, Lebanon witnessed yesterday in south of Bekaa Syrian violations
such as house searches and firing of missiles on the border. (end)
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