NEW DELHI, Nov 23, Reuter: Lebanese Ambassador Michel Aboukhater on Tuesday appealed to India to use its influence as a leading non-aligned state to help end the 14 year war in his country.

In a broadcast address marking Lebanon’s Independence Day, he said the conflict was not a civil war but “the war of others on its territory.”

” Against the national will, more than one foreign army occupies its territory, depriving Lebanese citizens of their right to self-determination,” he said.

Article extracted from this publication >> December 2, 1988