Geagea: Oriental Christians Need No Protection – Levantine Christians need liberty rather than protection, Lebanese Forces’ commander Samir Geagea told like-minded party businessmen at a run up to a Christmas gathering today.

Addressing a fund-raising party for Iraqi children, Geagea told leading Chaldean and Assyrian bishops that they could count on Lebanon as their second country.

Geagea who drew parallels between Lebanon and Iraq, charged senior officials in both contexts without naming them of working against normalcy in their respective countries by doing all they could to such effect. The LF Commander accused them of acting out of narrow selfish political pursuits