Tuesday, August 22, 2006

UN on Lebanon - We are Pessimistic

The UN delegation to Lebanon and lead by Vijay Nambiar, Special Political Adviser to Secretary-General Kofi Annan reported that there is currently a security vacuum in Lebanon.

Mr. Roed-, a member of the delegation, spoke to reporters before the delegation leaves Israel for Europe to brief the Secretary-General on the details of its meetings.

He said, β€œThe reason for pessimism is that until there is a capable and fully deployed Lebanese force along the borders, and in Southern Lebanon, and until there is implemented a full reconfiguration and deployment of an international force there will – up to a point, and I emphasize – remain a security vacuum in Lebanon.”

It's unfortunate that they waited for a war to work this one out. Let's hope they do better in Iran.

1 Comments:

At 10:27 AM, Anonymous Jack Jakobs said...

If so, the UN shouldn't complain when the Israelis attack the Lebanese if they can't organise their own Army. I think the UN should be renamed the United Complainers.

 

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