29 August 2023

Defence Minister Yoav Gallant told UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that “the potential for escalation on the northern border is increasing following a blatant violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty by Hizbollah’s military build-up… The UN must urgently intervene to reduce tensions by strengthening the freedom of movement of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon in the region, and implementing its mandate on the northern border”.

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