UNIFIL: We'll assist LAF if Naksa protests get out of hand

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 1, 2011 17:32




UNIFIL stands ready to assist the Lebanese Armed Forces during upcoming protests planned along the Lebanon-Israel border next week, Lebanese newspaper the Daily Star reported on Wednesday.

A spokesperson for the international force said, "we always stand ready to assist the LAF [the Lebanese Army], if they so request, within the scope of our mandate under Resolution 1701."

UNIFIL, the official added, always urges both sides "to be very cautious in any activities along the Blue Line because of its sensitivity."


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