Lebanese army says country in crisis, will act decisively

By REUTERS
October 22, 2012 11:45

BEIRUT - Lebanon's army said on Monday the nation faced a critical phase after the assassination of a senior intelligence officer prompted violent protests across the country.

"We call on all political leaders to be cautious when expressing their stances and opinions," said a statement by the army, adding that it would take "decisive measures" to prevent chaos in areas of high tension.


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