Between December 2018 and January 2019, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) informed UNIFIL that they had discovered six tunnels along the Blue Line.
Lebanon’s Minister of Defence, Elias Bou Saab, led a delegation today to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura and visited areas along the Blue Line, where he was briefed on UNIFIL’s work, together with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), in maintaining the existing calm.
UNIFIL peacekeepers from the Republic of Korea conducted counter-terror joint training with Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces – Mobile Forces (ISF-MF), seeking to enhance military exchange and joint operational capabilities, in Tyre, south Lebanon, earlier this month.
A UNIFIL delegation led by the Mission’s Sector West Commander Brigadier General Diodato Abagnara visited a women-only soccer team of south Lebanon recently as a display of encouragement for women’s participation in various spheres in the Mission’s area of operation.
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) jointly marked the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action in the UNIFIL Headquarters today, with the Force’s Commander recommitting to eradicate threats posed by landmines in so