The Italian contingent of UNIFIL’s Sector West Command today conducted an initiative dedicated to the " Lieutenant Colonel Sobhi Akoury" Association, in the Sector headquarters in Shama.
Soldiers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)’s Fifth Intervention Regiment played friendly volleyball and soccer games with UNIFIL peacekeepers at French-led Force Commander’s Reserve (FCR) last week.
LAF teams beat UNIFIL peacekeepers in both categories of the friendly sports event.
During his visit to UNIFIL’s Sector East Headquarters in Marjayoun yesterday, the Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)’s Fifth Regiment, Brigadier General Ramez Khamis, discussed with the UNIFIL Sector Commander enhanced coordinated activities between LAF and UNIFIL.
UNIFIL’s Italian Battalion, commanded by Colonel Massimo Crocco, today carried out a Crowd and Riot Control (CRC) training exercise with the Lebanese Armed Forces personnel in the Tyre district, south-western Lebanon.