A Syrian warplane fires at a rebel target in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, on March 6, 2013
A Syrian warplane fires at a rebel target in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, on March 6, 2013. Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has denounced as "unacceptable" air raids carried out by Syrian warplanes against targets inside Lebanese territory. © Mohammad al-Hussein - AFP/File
A Syrian warplane fires at a rebel target in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, on March 6, 2013
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Last updated: March 19, 2013

Syrian raid on Lebanon "unacceptable," says Lebanese president

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman on Tuesday denounced as "unacceptable" air raids carried out by Syrian warplanes against targets inside Lebanese territory.

"The president of the republic, General Michel Sleiman, considers Syrian air strikes inside Lebanese territory an unacceptable violation of Lebanese sovereignty," Sleiman said in a statement from his office, referring to Monday's air strikes.

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