BEIRUT, June 5 (Xinhua) -- France supports Lebanon in the fight against terrorism, said a statement published by the French Embassy in Lebanon on Wednesday.
"We will always support Lebanon in its fight against terrorism. We highly respect and appreciate the efforts of Lebanese security forces in this battle," the statement said, according to the National News Agency.
A terrorist attack hit Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli in the early morning on Tuesday, when an IS member blew himself up after being pursued and cornered by the police and Internal Security Forces.
The attack resulted in the killing of four members of the Lebanese army and the internal security forces.