Israeli military launched an operation on Tuesday to search for tunnels dug into northern Israel dug by Hezbollah.
"Everything is calm and peaceful on the Lebanese side [of the border]".
The Trump administration fully supports "Israel in its military operation to address these tunnels", according to Hook. The success of the operation was immediate as the secrecy surrounding it escaped the eyes of Hezbollah, as two of their members were caught on video.
Also on Thursday, the Jerusalem Post quoted another official saying that Russian Federation has deployed forces on the Syrian-Lebanese border with the aim of preventing the transfer of weapons and precision-guided technology to Hezbollah. His comments were carried by the National News Agency.
All Lebanon can do is register its disapproval at the United Nations and call on the U.S.A.to rein in its ally, a request the Lebanese state has made twice this year and every year since the Israelis were pushed out of the South in 2000 (Interestingly, according to a source at UNIFIL, there are no cumulative figures on Israeli violations, although they probably run into the tens of thousands). It called on Israel to present specific coordinates and information about the location of such tunnels. "Israel has the right to safeguard the security of its citizens".
Asked about European allies, particularly Germany and France, who are plotting methods to skirt the USA sanctions, Hook said the United States is uniquely placed to enforce the new sanctions.
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"When it ends, the tunnel weapon Hezbollah invested in will no longer be effective".
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this week that Hezbollah was planning to send attckers through the tunnels, which he claimed were big enough to be used by motorcycles, small vehicles and groups of people.
In a statement from his office, he said Israel plans to demand a response from the global community at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council called for by Israel.
He said that Israel's northern commander, Maj. A final decision will be made by the attorney general in the coming months.
Reacting to the operation, the Russians added, "At the same time, we hope that [Israel's] actions taken for this objective will not conflict with UNSC resolution 1701", referring to a United Nations Security Council agreement that helped resolve the 2006 Israel-Lebanon war.
"This constitutes a new and extremely serious attack on the security and safety of the citizens of Lebanon, whereby Israel is violating the dignity and privacy of individuals and making a direct threat against their lives", Mudallali wrote.