Monday, March 07, 2011

Asarta chairs tripartite military meeting in Naqoura.

NNA - 7/3/2011 UNIFIL Commander General Alberto Asarta chaired the regular tripartite military meeting at one of UNIFIL's posts in Naqoura attended by senior officers of both Lebanese and Israeli Armies. The meeting took up an array of issues related to the implementation of UN Resolution 1701 including the situation along the withdrawal line (Blue Line), violations and incidents, in addition to Israeli Army's withdrawal from northern Ghajar.
Both sides expressed full support and commitment to working with UNIFIL to implement all clauses related to UN Resolution 1701.
Asarta expressed on emerging satisfaction regarding the course of meeting and issues raised by both sides.
He said "both sides centered on security issues in the aim of preventing the occurrence of incidents and to preserve tranquility". "This is the goal of the tripartite meeting...and am so pleased that we can discuss all issues in a constructive atmosphere", Asarta concluded.