Two UNIFIL contingents, from the Republic of Korea and Ireland, conducted rigorous training exercises with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in south-western Lebanon last week.
UNIFIL held a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura today to officially transfer authority from outgoing Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy to Major General Aroldo Lázaro Sáenz of Spain.
Opening the exhibition of more than 60 photographs, including some historic maps, Major General Del Col said these photographs tell the story of the long journey UNIFIL and Lebanese populations have made together in the last 44 years.
As part of UNIFIL’s ongoing support to Lebanese State institutions, the peacekeeping mission this week handed over 32 vehicles and various pieces of IT equipment to the country’s three security entities: the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the LAF’s intelligence branch and the General Security.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col chaired this year’s first Tripartite meeting with senior Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Israel Defence Forces (IDF) officers today in Ras Al Naqoura. I
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Aroldo Lázaro Sáenz of Spain as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim For