Lebanon Sends Troops to Its Restive South

(Bloomberg-Washington Post) Bill Varner - Lebanon is sending as many as 5,000 additional soldiers to the country's south after clashes between civilians and UN troops and Israel's warning that Hizbullah is preparing for a new war there. France called a meeting of the UN Security Council on Friday. "We wanted to emphasize the seriousness of the situation," said Gerard Araud, France's UN ambassador. "We cannot accept obstacles to freedom of movement" of UN troops.

2010-07-12 09:58:24

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