The leader of Lebanon's parliamentary majority has accused Syria and Iran of seeking to impose a political and terrorist presence in Lebanon.
Saad al-Hariri made his remarks in a speech Thursday to party members and supporters.
He also called on supporters to attend a rally next week marking the third anniversary of the assassination of his father, former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, who was killed in a car bombing in Beirut on February 14, 2005.
Several other anti-Syrian political figures in Lebanon have since been assassinated, but Syria has denied involvement in the killings.
Lebanon is facing a crisis as the country's political factions struggle to resolve their differences and elect a new president.
The parliamentary vote for a new president has been postponed 13 times and is now scheduled for Monday. Lebanon has been without a president since November 23, when the term of pro-Syrian President Emile Lahoud expired.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.