Claudio Graziano (),
outgoing commander of the UN’s Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL), transferred
command to Maj.-Gen. Alberto Asarta Cuevas () during a ceremony on
ceremony, which took place in Naquora, was attended by high-ranking defense
officials from , and .
who served as UNIFIL commander for three years, said in his farewell speech
that there had been a marked improvement in southern
during his tenure, with and the
Lebanese military adhering to the Blue Line and UN Security Council Resolution
has previously served as commander of UNIFIL’s eastern sector.