Lebanon 0
18 March 2021

In advance of a UN Security Council discussion on resolution 1701, Israel’s UN envoy wrote to the Council warning that “Hizbollah’s continued military buildup and harmful activities have the potential to lead to serious consequences including a renewal of large scale hostilities between the parties”. “Hizbollah continues to operate a multitude of military installations and positions along the Blue Line. It routinely patrols the area, collects intelligence on IDF activities and carries out attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers”, he added, contending: “This dangerous situation poses a threat not only to Israel and its citizens, but also to the people of Lebanon, which Hizbollah uses as human shields to protect its arsenal of over 130,000 rockets and military infrastructure”.

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