Israel C-of-S calls on UNIFIL chief to neutralize tunnels in Lebanon

Israel’s armed forces chief Gadi Eisenkot met with the head of the Lebanon-based UN peacekeeping force UNIFIL Maj. Gen. Stefano Del Col on Sunday at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv. He tried to persuade him to order his forces to go into the villages of S. Lebanon and destroy the Hizballah tunnels. DEBKAfile: This demand is hardly realistic. The international monitors may put on a show of exposing a tunnel but don’t have the engineering capacity for destroying it. In any case, an order would have to come down to the Italian general from UN Secretary António Guterres. The IDF has uncovered three tunnels so far on the Israeli side of the blue line and knows about several more.

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2 thoughts on “Israel C-of-S calls on UNIFIL chief to neutralize tunnels in Lebanon

  • Dec 9, 2018 @ 21:31 at 21:31

    IDF should stop discovering every other day one more of these tunnels, other ways the counting will take years to end.

    Our Hezbollah ordinal numbering system is completely different, for a sample they have reported as first tunnel the #18, then they jumped to the next one which is in fact #5.

    They know nothing these so called IDF!

  • Dec 9, 2018 @ 21:40 at 21:40

    Time to bomb Hezbollah and co. To the stone age.Please no more talks., just wasted time .


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