On 26 and 27 December, in the course of the ongoing investigation into the presence of tunnels along the Blue Line, UNIFIL together with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) surveyed the premises of an old concrete factory in the southern part of Kfar Kela, after UNIFIL had observed liquified cement f
Peacekeepers from one of UNIFIL’s oldest troop contributors, the Republic of Fiji, concluded their mission with UNIFIL today. The last batch of UNIFIL’s 134 Fijian peacekeepers serving in south Lebanon departed from their main base near At Tiri today.
UNIFIL, in collaboration with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and a local non-governmental organization, organized an educational outreach programme, explaining the scope of UNIFIL’s mandate to a group of youth from the UN Mission’s area of operation, in Tyre earlier this week.
UNIFIL has been actively following up on developments relating to the discovery of tunnels along the Blue Line by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
IDF has informed UNIFIL that they have so far discovered four tunnels along the Blue Line.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col, along with a technical team, today visited a location near Metulla in northern Israel where the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has discovered a tunnel close to the Blue Line.
As part of his visit to UNIFIL’s area of operation this week, Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama of the Republic of Fiji today visited the Mission’s headquarters in Naqoura and met with Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col.