U.S. Official: Hizbullah Arms Flow May Signal Plans for War with Israel

(Ha'aretz) Avi Issacharoff - The U.S. is concerned that the continued flow of arms to Hizbullah could prompt a war between Israel and Lebanon, Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs Jeff Feltman said in remarks published Sunday by the London-based Al-Hayat. Feltman said he was growing increasingly worried by reports describing the quantity and types of weapons being smuggled to Hizbullah in clear violation of UN Resolution 1701, which put an end to the 2006 war. The UN resolution clearly demanded a weapons-free south Lebanon, said Feltman.

2010-02-01 09:57:42

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