BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – Lebanese Prime Minister Dr. Hassan Diab received on Wednesday morning the Commander of the International Emergency Forces operating in southern Lebanon, General Stefano Del Cole in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Zina Akar, the Director of Intelligence in the Lebanese Army, and Brigadier Tony Mansour.

“The situation is stable along the Blue Line,” Del Cole said. Diab said he “sent complaints about Israel’s violation of Lebanese airspace to the United Nations Secretariat and the UN Security Council,” stressing “the need to end Israeli violations with the help of the Security Council.”

In turn, Diab expressed his support for the call of the Secretary-General of the United Nations “to implement ceasefires wherever in the world, and to address the pandemic of the coronavirus, which does not care about identity, race, class or belief.”

He said that “Israeli aircraft breaching Lebanese airspace and launching missiles from Lebanese territory is not only a reprehensible violation and condemnation of Lebanese sovereignty, but a contempt for the United Nations Secretary-General’s call to stop armed conflicts and air strikes and dedicate efforts to address the coronavirus pandemic.”

He stressed that “Lebanon does not accept silence on repeated Israeli violations,” calling on the “United Nations to expose this behavior publicly and by all available means.”

He said: “My government does not accept that this violation be just an additional figure to be included in the drawers of the United Nations, and the international community will ignore it. Also, exchanging messages with the concerned references is not sufficient to put an end to the Israeli violations, and it must be aware that we will no longer submit to these violations as if it is normal.”

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Prime Minister affirmed“ Lebanon’s commitment to Resolution 1701, ”stressing that the need remains urgent for UNIFIL in southern Lebanon without any change in its number and mission, taking into consideration the financial difficulties experienced by the United Nations in these harsh conditions.

Diab also raised “the issue of the area occupied by Israel north of the Blue Line in Naqqoura, which was surrounded by the occupation with a technical fence and barbed wire.”

 

Source: NNA

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PELON
PELON
2020-04-09 02:21

lebanon should shut down the war aircraft of the criminal terrorist regime of isis-rahell of SATANYAHU

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-04-09 14:53
Reply to  PELON

ISIS was created by Iran : Zarqawi hid in Iran after leavng Afgha before being smuggled into Iraq by Quds-Force in 2002, then Khamenei used his presence to accuse Saddam of being linked with al-Qaeda… And Dubya believed his lies rather than believing the CIA, then attacked Iraq!!!!
Pffff, you missed serious events!
Note that creating a monster to have others fighting it, waiting for them to be exhausted and come as a saviour was altreay Alexander the Great’s strategy to build his short-lived empire…
There’s nothing new under the Sun, baby!

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Notonato
2020-04-09 17:38
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

As the lies continue to pour from the mouth of a committed zionist. Absolutely no shame when it comes to the apartheid fake six-cornered shitt stain of the Middle East.

Master
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RAFIK CHAUHAN
2020-04-09 17:46
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

u r dumb and hypocrite. whole world knows that Zarqawi (Jordanian) was alqaeda fan.not isil. and Baghdadi was us Zionist pig . U philosophy is that u keep lying until people believes .

Eric Rodgers
Eric Rodgers
2020-04-09 23:18
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

None of what you said is true. You are a disinformation agent. ISIS was created by Israel and is still supported by them.

OziGooner
OziGooner
2020-04-10 00:54
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

That’s a lovely nursey rhyme you wrote….could you next write about how Satanyahu became the big bad wolf in East Jerusalem blowing all the houses down belonging to innocent Palestinians…

Emiliano
Emiliano
2020-04-09 09:43

The italian General is called Stefano Del Col, not Del Cole

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-04-09 15:05

Since Lebanon says Israel doesn’t exists as it doesn’t recognises its existence, they neither can nor cannot allow Israel to use the airspace since Israel doesn’t exists… Isn’t it a bit hypocritical to deny Israel’s existence at the UN then whining about the presence of the non existing air-force of a non-existing country? I bet he believes that Allah exists too… Does Diab forgets UNSC Res.1701 ORDERS the disarmament of ALL Lebanese militias = NO WAIVER for Hezbollah? If he wants to call to the UN, maybe should he start respecting UNSC decisions which are binding… Maybe should he consider… Read more »

Rod GILLIS
Rod GILLIS
2020-04-09 01:18

Diab is a Hezbollah puppet. His talk is tough but it means nothing. Lebanon can’t stop Israel from flying over Lebanon to strike Syria where Iran is trying to establish bases for attacks. They have done so at will, because their airspace is safe. This should be a wake up call for Lebanon. When Hezbollah attacks Israel, they don’t stand a chance against the IAF who will pound them mercilessly. Lebanon had better get rid of Hezbollah because they are there for only one purpose, to make war on Israel and that war will come, just as it will again… Read more »

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2020-04-09 09:01
Reply to  Rod GILLIS

Reason is very simple. Birds of the same feather flock together.

Lrcaptain
Lrcaptain
2020-04-09 09:06
Reply to  Rod GILLIS

In not buying that and i don’t anyone else is either.

Seamus O'Neill
Seamus O'Neill
2020-04-09 15:02
Reply to  Rod GILLIS

You seem very afraid of Hesbollah and with good reason. The IDF, who use children as target practice are sub-human animals….not soldiers and similarly the IAF who use Lebanese airspace and civilian airliners as cover are just cowardly weaklings….this doesn’t constitute defence forces but little cry-babies !

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-04-09 16:23
Reply to  Rod GILLIS

Rod GILLIS : the answer to your question is easy : CORRUPTION! At the same time, Israel uses the wrong method with Hezbo, PIJ and Hamas: Let’s face reality : Iran is by FAR the main funder of these groups… Therefore, the solution is not to treat the symptoms that Hezb+Hamas+PIJ are… The solution is simple : since Iran pulls the strings, just make it so expensive that Iran won’t be able to go on funding them! It’s pretty simple: Next salvo of rockets, no matter if from Lebanon or Gaza, just retaliate with a salvo of cruise missiles on… Read more »

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RAFIK CHAUHAN
2020-04-09 17:53
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

so you have already plan to destroy israel very good iam supporting you. let israel do that even iran is wating to that mistake by israel or US. those p***y cannot fight direct they know it will set middleast on fire and all the allies of this US will run away. before fighting

Rod GILLIS
Rod GILLIS
2020-04-10 00:56
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Yes, corruption has been their main problem. Israel always retaliates against the proxy whether it be Hamas, Hezbollah or the groups in Syria and Iraq. When the proxies struck US soldiers at Iraq bases, the US hit those groups hard but the time is coming they will hit Iran directly. It is time Israel started doing the same thing, hitting Iran instead, especially their oil facilities which is their life line.

Master
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RAFIK CHAUHAN
2020-04-09 17:50
Reply to  Rod GILLIS

israel p***y cant even fight Gaza they keep attacking from air . so Hezbollah no chance for israel to do anything . think if Hezbollah having airforce or even drone . israel will be vanished. Lebanon is serving today os bcuz of Hezbollah presence in south otherwise Lebanon is long gone. ut wait for surprise for next war with Hezbollah. IAF will not Fly anymore above Lebanon.

OziGooner
OziGooner
2020-04-10 01:00
Reply to  Rod GILLIS

I find it very hard as to why so many Western governments namely USA bow & kiss the dirty feet of Israhell too…