Naqoura, Lebanon – The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) yesterday began broadcasting its first own radio programme in Arabic.
Naqoura, Lebanon - UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Alberto Asarta Cuevas chaired an extraordinary tripartite meeting with senior representatives of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) on Wednesday 04 August 2010 at the UN Position at the Ras Al Naqoura crossin
Regarding the exchange of fire between the Lebanese Armed Forces and Israeli Defense Forces in the area of El Adeisse along the Blue Line on Tuesday 03 August 2010, UNIFIL Public Information Office has released the following comments to the media on Tuesday:
UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Alberto Asarta Cuevas addressed the people of south Lebanon in an open letter following recent skirmishes between UNIFIL troops and some local villagers.
Following is the text of the letter:
Naqoura, Lebanon – On 28 April 2010, Brigadier-General Santi Bonfanti of Italy assumed the post of Deputy Force Commander and Deputy Head of Mission of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), succeeding Brigadier-General Apurba Kumar Bardalai of India.Brigadier-General Bonfanti brin