Israel Demands UN Condemn Hizbullah Threats

(Jerusalem Post) Danielle Ziri - "When a terror organization threatens the citizens of a member state, silence is not an option," Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon wrote to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday, demanding that he denounce Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah's threat this week to bomb Haifa's ammonia plant. Danon noted that the involvement of Hizbullah in the Syrian civil war and its military buildup in southern Lebanon were "a flagrant violation" of UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which called for the disarmament of all armed groups in Lebanon, including Hizbullah, after the Second Lebanon War in 2006.

2016-02-18 00:00:00

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