Geagea: Lebanon will be ISIL graveyard if they set foot in there

Geagea: Lebanon will be ISIL graveyard if they set foot in there
Sat Aug 23, 2014 17:47:58

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea says his country will crush radical militants if they set foot in Lebanon saying that his country will be the end of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) terrorist group.

“Who said ISIL will come to Lebanon or that they are capable of reaching Lebanon? If they come, [Lebanon] would be their graveyard to say the least,” Geagea told Ash-Sharq al-Awsat.

“I have never underestimated ISIL’ criminality. On the contrary, I see them as a group of criminals because I could never imagine a human being could slaughter a hostage in cold blood in front of a camera.”

“But based on their behavior and ideology, I don’t see them having the elements to build anything serious because their presence is the result of chaos in Syria and Iraq.”

Geagea also said that Lebanon should close its borders to prevent the infiltration of ISIL militants via the porous Syrian-Lebanese boundary.

ISIL is a radical group which is known for its extremist acts of violence.

The group which has been active in Syria and Iraq, has announced forming a state in north of Iraq where they have imposed their own ruling.


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