UN Mission to Assess Arms Smuggling to Hizbullah

[AP/Guardian-UK] Edith M. Lederer - The UN Security Council expressed "serious concern'' at mounting reports of weapons being smuggled from Syria to Lebanon and authorized an independent mission to evaluate monitoring of the border between the two countries. The council adopted a presidential statement Tuesday reiterating its demand that Syria tighten its border and urging all countries to enforce the arms ban on Hizbullah. The council also reiterated its call to disband and disarm all militias and armed groups in Lebanon.

2007-04-18 01:00:00

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