The IDF on Saturday rejected Lebanese claims that a security fence Israel is putting up on the border between the two countries near the Israeli town of Metulla violates Lebanon's sovereign territory.

The IDF statement came after Lebanon filed a complaint with UNIFIL on Friday, claiming that Israel was crossing over the Blue Line into Lebanese territory during excavations laying the groundwork for the fence.

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The IDF stated that the work on the fence was being coordinated with the UN forces stationed in southern Lebanon.


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