Lebanon’s Justice Minister visits UNIFIL headquarters
The Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lebanon, Salim Jreissati, paid a visit to the UNIFIL Headquarters and the UN Mission’s area of operations (AO) in south Lebanon today.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary accompanied the Minister and his 12-member delegation, comprising senior Judges and Ministry officials, from Beirut to UNIFIL’s Sector East Headquarters in Marjayoun and then to the Mission Headquarters in Naqoura.
In his briefing to the Ministerial delegation, Major General Beary said the situation in UNIFIL’s AO and along the Blue Line remains calm and stable. He also expressed his deep appreciation to the Government of Lebanon for the excellent cooperation accorded to UNIFIL in the fulfilment of its mandate in accordance with the UN Security Council resolution 1701.
"It is a very special honour for UNIFIL to have the Lebanese Minister of Justice here, in UNIFIL’s area of operations. This visit sends a very positive message to the Mission and reaffirms Lebanon’s strong commitment to UN Security Council resolution 1701.”