By Captain Deepak Kumar
UNIFIL Spanish Peacekeepers continued with the UN Mission’s ongoing efforts to assist the host population in the common fight against COVID-19 pandemic by donating several medical equipment and sanitary supplies to the Meiss ej Jebel public hospital in south-eastern Lebanon.
UNIFIL Sector East peacekeepers, led by the Kingdom of Spain, last week hosted counterparts from France and Finland in their area of responsibility in south-eastern Lebanon in a regular exercise to test technical interoperability of a multinational force which UNIFIL
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired the first Tripartite meeting of 2021, with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at a UN position in Ras Al Naqoura.
UNIFIL Italian peacekeepers recently conducted a training course for members of the Lebanese State Security to improve the overall operational competence, efficiency and readiness by imparting knowledge on static and dynamic marksmanship techniques and principles.
The newly arrived batch of UNIFIL’s Nepalese peacekeepers, operating in the Mission’s area of operations in south-eastern Lebanon, launched last week an environmental campaign in line with the Mission’s broader “Blue to Green” initiative.
Today, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released a Lebanese shepherd to UNIFIL at the Ras Naqoura crossing. The shepherd had been apprehended on Tuesday, January 12 in the Bastara area near the Blue Line in south Lebanon.