EU presidency condemns Lebanon bomb attacks

EU president Germany sharply condemned attacks on buses in Lebanon on Tuesday and called upon all sides in the country to take steps to avoid an escalation of violence.“The Presidency of the European Union condemns in the strongest possible terms the targeted attacks on two buses in Lebanon which today claimed several lives and left many injured,” the foreign ministry said in a statement.

“On the eve of the second anniversary of the assassination of the former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the Presidency of the European Union calls upon all sides in Lebanon to take a determined stand against violence and to do everything they can to prevent the situation from escalating,” it added.

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