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IDF rejects Lebanese claims that fence violates sovereignty
By JPOST.COM STAFF
05/05/2012
 
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.

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

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