UNIFIL completes investigation into the incident in El Adeisse area, 25 August 2010
UNIFIL completed the investigation into the exchange of fire incident between the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Israeli Defence Forces in El Adeisse area on 03 August 2010.
Both LAF and IDF cooperated fully with UNIFIL team during the investigation.
The report confirms the preliminary conclusions of UNIFIL.
UNIFIL sent yesterday the investigation report with its findings, conclusions and appropriate recommendations to UN Headquarters and the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations. The report will be sent to the parties today.
UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Alberto Asarta Cuevas said:" UNIFIL's investigation report is a result of a professional and impartial work. It is based on the facts and all the evidence available to UNIFIL at this stage. We hope this report will assist the parties to prevent the reoccurrence of such serious and tragic incident. I emphasized to both sides that the incident of 03 August 2010 must remain an isolated event".
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