A fifteen-member delegation of Ambassadors and senior officials from the European Union (EU) visited UNIFIL’s headquarters and area of operations today, including a briefing at the Blue Line.
Lebanon’s Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Abdallah Bou Habib, visited UNIFIL’s area of operations in south Lebanon today to see the work the mission’s more than 11,000 military and civilian peacekeepers carry out alongside the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
UNIFIL honoured the contribution of partners in communities, civil society, religious institutions, troop-contributing countries, and others, as the mission marked the International Day of Uni
Chairing his first Tripartite meeting, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Aroldo Lázaro expressed his hope to use the forum “to move beyond the delivery of statements to emphasise finding solutions.”
During the night of 24 to 25 April, UNIFIL detected a rocket being launched from south Lebanon toward Israel.
Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Aroldo Lázaro was in immediate contact with authorities on both sides of the Blue Line to urge restraint.
UNIFIL today marked the 44th anniversary of the UN mission’s establishment with its head and Force Commander, Major General Aroldo Lázaro, calling on the parties to make “meaningful steps” towards a sustainable peace.