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Audio-recorded threat to Saudi embassy in Beirut puts Lebanese security forces on high alert

Okaz/Saudi Arabia Official Gazette

Beirut — Lebanese oOfficials and popular circles have condemned an audio recording in which a person threatened the Saudi embassy in Lebanon with acts of terror.

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Lebanon, Waleed Al-Bukhari, tweeted that “terrorism is the product of extremism, its roots and seeds begin with frustration.” Bukhari reposted a tweet warning of threats from Lebanese politicians and analysts targeting the Saudi embassy. They called on Lebanese security officials to take the necessary steps to secure and protect them and to verify the seriousness of the threat.

Lebanon’s Interior Minister Bassam Maurawi, who is also chairman of the Central Internal Security Council, called on the Directorate General of Internal Security Forces to conduct the necessary investigation and arrest those responsible. He ordered that necessary measures be taken as soon as possible and the suspects brought to justice.

Mawwawi also asked the General Directorate of Public Security to inform the travel schedule to and from Lebanon for all those found to be involved, stressing that “this statement serves the interests of Lebanon.” , its security and security, its good relations with its brother countries, especially Saudi Arabia. “

The statement said information available at the Ministry of Interior and local authorities suggested that the owners of the audio recordings in circulation were Saudi citizens. A statement from the Lebanese interior ministry said the man was “wanted by the Saudi authorities for terrorism offences.”

In the audio recording, a man, believed to be a Saudi national living in the southern suburbs of Beirut, said that if something happened to one of his family members, “None of the Saudi embassy officials would be alive… I will annihilate them,” said the Saudi embassy officials, Saudi embassy officials. “

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