UN Secretary slams Hizballah for not disarming

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly criticized Hizballah for operating as the most heavily armed militia “outside the authority of the state” and outside the country, including in Syria. In a report to the Security Council Guterres also called on Lebanon’s government and armed forces “to take all measures necessary to prohibit Hizballah and other armed groups from acquiring weapons and building paramilitary capacity” outside the authority of the state. He said Hizballah’s military activity violates a 2004 Security Council resolution ordering all Lebanese militias to disarm and the Taif Accords that ended the country’s 1975-90 civil war. Its engagement in the Syrian conflict also violates Lebanon’s official policy of “disassociation,” or neutrality in regional affairs. There is no mention in the Guterres report of Iran as the supplier of Hizballah arms or its threats to Israel.

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9 thoughts on “UN Secretary slams Hizballah for not disarming

  • May 22, 2018 @ 13:08 at 13:08
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    Excellent joke, Antonio Guterres.
    For those not literate in twists of Middle East politics, he refers to resolution 1706 of Security Council of the UN, passed unanimously after Israeli – Hezbollah war in 2006. Less is known, however, that preceded it resolution 1556, from 2004, also unanimous . Both call to disbanding of military wing of Hezbollah and ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah.
    It is almost trivial to say that in both situations Israel stood with its foot on the throat of Hezbollah and these resolutions, fabricated by “friends and allies” twice saved Hezbollah from annihilation.
    What can be said now, that in the case of renewed hostilities, Israel will not yield for third time, even not for its closest friends.

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    • May 23, 2018 @ 6:37 at 6:37
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      God bless Hizballah. The beater of the Zionists.

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  • May 22, 2018 @ 13:31 at 13:31
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    I would not count on Israel to pursue Hezbollah to the point of destroying it as an effective force. To a very significant degree it has been the USA in the past which has pressured Israel to stop its military reaction to Hezbollah.

    The USA has immense power over Israel due to diplomatic, military, intel, and financial factors. Israel could find it has no choice but to cease attacks on Hezbollah.

    The difference right now, however, is that it is not clear that Trump would pressure Israel to stop. It is also not clear that the Sunni Arab states would put pressure on the USA to stop Israel. Actually, the Sunni Arab states don’t have quite as much leverage over the USA in such matters because the USA is not as dependent on Middle East oil supplies.

    Instead, at this point Hezbollah is viewed as an Iranian force which will do the will of its Shiite masters. Many Sunnis rightly view Iran as an existential threat and just may welcome the destruction of Iran’s Hezbollah forces. They really may not pressure the USA to stop Israel at all. Oh, they’d probably make official pronouncements regretting Israel’s actions and calling for restraint, but that doesn’t mean that they wouldn’t be privately cheering for the destruction of Hezbollah as an effective fighting force.

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  • May 22, 2018 @ 13:38 at 13:38
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    All this comes 14 focking years too late, Antonio Guttapercha de Myfoot !
    How much more of deaths and destruction because of UN?

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  • May 22, 2018 @ 13:50 at 13:50
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    Has been:
    Good analysis. It boils down to conclusion that this time Israel may get license to kill. As I said.
    Also, Hamas fate may be similar since it outlived it usefulness.

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  • May 22, 2018 @ 14:18 at 14:18
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    Yeah, “slams” will sure help, for “sure” Hezbollah will comply !

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  • May 22, 2018 @ 18:09 at 18:09
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    Anything the UN says is meant to save its own ass from funding cuts. The UN is for terrorists like Hezbollah and Hamas and provides the latter with curricula to spread lies and hate and propaganda from generation to generation of Terrorstinisn youth.

    The only people who the UN care about more than terrorists and communists and islamists is themselves and their own survival.

    The UN uses Israel as a kicking post to impress the Islamophiles in the EU and the OIC. Now the UN is conflicted because they do not know if they ought to back the Sunni or Shia factions of the current genocide – choices, choices!

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  • May 23, 2018 @ 6:17 at 6:17
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    The U.N. (United Nazis) “Secretary” is not only another Jew-hater, but Also genuinely soft in the head:
    To have requested the fat rat nasrallah to disarm ?!

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  • May 23, 2018 @ 6:41 at 6:41
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    GOD BLESS HIZBALLAH. Next time will invade you.

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