During his visit to the UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura today, Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) General Joseph Aoun discussed with the UN Mission’s leadership enhanced coordinated activities between LAF and UNIFIL in the area between the Litani River and the Blue Line in south Lebanon.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Michael Beary, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura.
UNIFIL’s Italian Battalion, commanded by Colonel Massimo Crocco, today carried out a Crowd and Riot Control (CRC) training exercise with the Lebanese Armed Forces personnel in the Tyre district, south-western Lebanon.
The Secretary-General welcomes the unanimous adoption by the Security Council of resolution 2373 extending the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until 31 August 2018.
The United Nations Security Council yesterday voted unanimously to renew UNIFIL’s mandate under Security Council resolution 1701, expressing a strong commitment to the existing mandate. UNIFIL will continue to work to fulfill the mandate to its ful