The Lebanese people voted this time for change, ... So they are not satisfied with the actual situation. They want to see a new government. They want to see a new vision.

We want to see Israel withdraw from our territory, ... But we don't want to be accountable vis-à-vis Israel on the security basis, because we don't see, in the absence of a peace agreement, that Lebanon can really be accountable to Israel if anything happens.

Right now we have to think of our country.

Affirms to the Lebanese that he will continue to shoulder the responsibility in safeguarding the constitution and the laws.

I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head.

I think we will soon be able to prove the contrary.

I prefer to settle this matter after a peace agreement is signed between Lebanon, Israel and Syria and Israel.

We need to restore the confidence in the country, first of all.

We should think of the problems of the people who gave us all this confidence, and I'm proud, but I feel responsible.