U.S. Ambassador Tours Blue Line with UNIFIL Commander

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Ambassador Richard Jones toured on Thursday the Blue Line area that marks the border between Lebanon and Israel, announced the U.S. embassy in a statement.

He met with United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon Commander Major General Luciano Portolano for a briefing at the U.N. Headquarters in Naqoura in the South.

Jones toured the Blue Line border separating Lebanon and Israel and discussed with Portolano the current situation in the UNIFIL zone and the implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolutions 1559 and 1701.

The U.S. official reiterated his country's strong support for UNIFIL’s efforts to fulfill its important mandate and maintain peace and security along the Blue Line.

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