US State Department warns employees against travel near Lebanon border

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January 22, 2015 09:24

 
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The State Department has urged all of its employees to avoid travel to areas adjacent to Israel’s border with Lebanon due to the possibility of Hezbollah reprisals.

An official US government communique instructs its personnel to “obtain advance approval if they wish to travel within 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) of the Lebanon border, or travel on or east of Route 98 in the Golan Heights.”

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