ISTANBUL, April 22 (KUNA) -- The National Coalition for Syrian
Revolutionary and Opposition Forces demanded on Monday that Hezbollah withdraw
its forces from Syria immediately, warning that its interventions in Syria
would drag the region into a devastating conflict of unpredictable proportions.
The violations and aggressions by Hezbollah in Syria must be stopped, and
the group must cease bombing and storming of Syrian villages, the National
Coalition said, warning of confrontations between the intruder group and
Syrian opposition fighters.
The coalition also asked the Lebanese government to consider the situation
very seriously and take action before it's too late, criticizing it for
turning blind eye so far.
The coalition renewed calls to the international community to honor its
obligation to restore peace and to condemn these violations, and urged Lebanon
to tighten border control to avoid a bigger conflict.
"Due to the sensitivity of the situation on the border between Syria and
Lebanon and to ensure the safety of civilians in those areas and to avoid any
risk in the future, we call for utmost restraint on the part of the Free
Syrian Army fighters in the western Homs region, and we urge all to respect
the sovereign borders of Lebanon," the coalition said.(end)
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