Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads a Cabinet session in Beirut, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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After the session, Information Minister Ramzi Joreige said that Prime Minister Tammam Salam had voiced his desire to preserve the security and stability in south Lebanon after Israel responded Wednesday to a revenge attack by Hezbollah that killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded seven.According to Joreige, Salam condemned the Israeli response and urged all parties to avoid any escalation.On Wednesday Salam had voiced Lebanon's commitment to U.N. resolution 1701 that ended the 2006 war between Lebanon and Israel, as well as the presence of UNIFIL peacekeepers along its southern border. Salam also extended Lebanon's condolences over the death of a Spanish peacekeeper that was killed by Israel during the cross border violence.
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