Israel Exposes Hezbollah Terror Tunnel Infiltration Plan at the UN | 12/20/2018 | Joseph A. Klein, CFP United Nations Columnist
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The United Nations Security Council held a special session on Wednesday, requested by the United States and Israel, to discuss Hezbollah’s underground attack tunnels that penetrated the Blue Line, the border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel. The tunnels were recently discovered by the Israeli Defense Force. The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) independently verified the presence of the tunnels, two of which it said had crossed the Blue Line into Israel. UNIFIL confirmed that these tunnels violated Security Council Resolution 1701, which the Security Council had unanimously agreed upon in 2006 after the 34-day Second Lebanon war. Briefing the Security Council, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the UN Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, said, “While the tunnels do not appear thus far to have exit points on the Israeli side, they are a serious violation of resolution 1701.” Fortunately, Israel discovered the tunnels in time before Hezbollah was able to create an opening on the Israeli side of the Blue Line and send their terrorist forces into Israeli towns to kill or kidnap innocent Israeli civilians and take over parts of the Galilee.

The evidence of Hezbollah’s terror tunnels is beyond dispute, despite efforts by Hezbollah to cover its tracks once the tunnels were discovered. Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, for example, revealed to the Security Council members an aerial photograph of a “private compound” in the southern part of the Lebanese town of Kfar Kila from which an underground attack tunnel crossed the border into Israel, passing close to a UNIFIL observation post.

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While the Lebanese army, the official military forces of the Lebanese Republic, is supposed to work with UNIFIL to help secure peace in southern Lebanon, it has failed to do so. The terrorist organization Hezbollah calls all the shots. Ambassador Danon shared Israeli intelligence with the Security Council...
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