‘Israel must withdraw from occupied Lebanese territories’


Beirut, Sep 8 (IANS) Lebanese Defense Minister Maurice Slim cautioned that the Israeli armed force should pull out from the involved Shebaa Farms, Kfarchouba slopes and the north of Ghajar town.

“Lebanon was and is still in a situation to guard its privileges and power,” Slim told Aroldo Lazaro Saenz, head of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), during their gathering on Wednesday, encouraging an answer for line issues between the two nations along the Blue Line.


The Blue Line is a division line among Lebanon and Israel as well as Lebanon and the Golan Heights distributed by the UN in 2000 for the motivations behind deciding if Israel had completely removed from Lebanon, reports Xinhua news organization.

It has been depicted as: “transitory” and “not a boundary, but rather a line of withdrawal”. Thin additionally focused on the need to facilitate the boundary of oceanic lines with Israel.

The Minister featured the significance of proceeded with coordination and participation between the Lebanese armed force and UNIFIL to keep up with quiet and soundness in the south, saying thanks to the UN Security Council for broadening the command of the global powers working in southern Lebanon for one year.

As far as it matters for him, Lazaro wanted for the Lebanese armed force to expand its maritime abilities as specified in the new UN Security Council goal and give the maritime powers fundamental hardware to complete their obligations at the earliest opportunity.