Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has expressed concerns that developments in Syria are contributing to instability in Lebanon.
"We encourage all parties to exercise restraint and demonstrate respect for Lebanon's security and stability, consistent with United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1559 and 1701," Hillary said in a statement yesterday.
She also called on the Syrian regime to stop the violence and fully implement the Annan Plan.
"The regime needs to institute a peaceful, democratic transition now. We remain committed to a unified, stable, sovereign, and independent Lebanon," she said.
First Published: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 09:03