Printer Friendly

Lebanon-Israel.

Lebanese Army Accused by Israel of Breaching UN Resolution 1701

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister A Deputy Prime Minister or Vice Prime Minister is, in some countries, a government minister who can take the position of acting Prime Minister when the real Prime Minister is temporarily absent.  Silvan Shalom Silvan Shalom  (Hebrew: סילבן שלום  has accused the Lebanese army of breaching United Nations Resolution 1701, according to according to
prep.
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

3.
 the Beirut daily AL BALAD Friday. Shalom said that the fact that the Lebanese army has not cracked down on Hizbullah's weapons in southern Lebanon constitutes a breach of the resolution--which ended the July--August 2006 war between Lebanon and Israel. The resolution requires the establishment of a demilitarized zone in southern Lebanon as well as requiring Israel to end all breaches of Lebanese sovereignty. Shalom was quoted by AL BALAD as saying, "The Lebanese army is providing support for Hizbullah by allowing its [Hizbullah's] weapons shipments from Iran and Syria to enter Lebanon... And all this while they accuse Israel of breaching the resolution."
COPYRIGHT 2009 The Middle East Reporter
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Today's News Highlights
Publication:The Weekly Middle East Reporter (Beirut, Lebanon)
Geographic Code:7LEBA
Date:Jul 25, 2009
Words:133
Previous Article:Lebanon-politics.
Next Article:Lebanon-US.
Topics:


Related Articles
Lebanon charges four Israel spies.
Lebanon-Israel.
Lebanon-Israel.
Lebanon-Israel.
Lebanon-Israel.
Lebanon-Israel.
Lebanon-Israel.
'Lebanon rocket wounds Israeli woman'.
Lebanon-Israel.
Deputy Zahraman: Syria does not believe in friendly relations with Lebanon.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters