Salam chairs security meeting over illegal internet

PM Tammam Salam on Monday chaired a security meeting at the Grand Serail tasked to look into illegal internet file, in the participation of National Defense Minister Samir Mokbel, Telecom Minister Boutros Harb, Interior and Municipalities Minister Nouhad Machnouk, General Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud, Judge Sakr Sakr, Internal Security Forces Director Ibrahim Basbous, General Security Director Brigadier Abbas Ibrahim, head of OGERO Abdel Munim Youssef.

In the wake of the meeting, Harb said the meeting was good, adding that even the investigations in this regard were good. He promised that such case would not be disregarded and punishments and accountability would entail all the contraveners.

He explained that four persons have so far been arrested in this connection; two caught after calling Cyprus, two accused of bringing equipments of communication from Turkey. Also, a fifth one is still being searched for.

As to Salam's visitors, MP Hadi Hbeich, MP Agop Pakradonian and Irish Ambassador visited Premier Salam today.

Source: National News Agency