The Spanish contingent in Lebanon took part in the ceremonies held in Marjayoun in memory of the Spanish soldiers who lost their lives in a terrorist attack in 2007 and Corporal Ospina who died in an accident in 2008. The events took place where the events occurred in the surroundings of El Khiam and in the vicinity of the Miguel de Cervantes Base.
In the first place, a representation of the Spanish Brigade, made up of a guard of honour, ensigns and pennants, accompanied by a representation of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) paid tribute to those who died 15 years ago in the terrorist attack. The event was presided over by the Spanish ambassador to Lebanon, Jesús Ignacio Santos Aguado, accompanied by the Head of the Multinational Brigade, Brigadier General Ignacio Olazábal Elorz. In addition, representatives of the municipality of El Khiam and military authorities of the LAF were present.
this ceremony, the group travelled to the vicinity of the Miguel de Cervantes Base where the monolith that commemorates Corporal Ospina is located and they paid tribute to him. This ceremony was also presided over by the Spanish ambassador to Lebanon.