Israel to UNIFIL: Hizbullah Arms Smuggling Violates UN Resolution 1701

[Ha'aretz] Barak Ravid - Defense Minister Ehud Barak met Sunday with the commander of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon to protest Hizbullah's continued arms smuggling from Syria, in violation of Security Council Resolution 1701. Barak said Hizbullah has been gaining strength over the past two years, with close Syrian assistance. "The repeated violation of 1701 could lead us to the upset of the delicate balance that exists in Lebanon, and it poses a substantive danger to the entire region," he said. Resolution 1701 requires Hizbullah to disarm.

2008-10-27 01:00:00

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