Lebanese PM to respect resolutions with Israel

Report: Mikati reassures Ashton that his government will obey UN resolution 1701, as well as all other int'l resolutions.

February 16, 2011 19:25
Najib Mikati

Najib Mikati. (photo credit: AP)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Lebanon will respect international resolutions, including the one ending its 2006 war with Israel, designated Lebanese Prime Minister Nagib Mikati told EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton on Wednesday, DPA reported.

Ashton stopped in Lebanon during a trip around the region.

'Hezbollah will conquer Galilee if there is war'
New Lebanon PM Mikati says he's committed to US ties

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

Mikati was chosen by Hezbollah as the new prime minister of Lebanon, after the group walked out of previous prime minister Saad Hariri's government.

He has also committed to having good ties with Washington.

Also on Wednesday, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said that Hezbollah will conquer the Galilee if a war with Israel should break out. He said that Israel is scared and no longer has the confidence it had in the past.

Related Content

Israel Rescues White Helmets from Syria July 22
July 23, 2018
Israel's Position On Syria Unchanged Following 'White Helmets' Operation