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UN says ‘general calm’ restored along Israel-Lebanon border as tensions linger

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(Worthy News) - The United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon said “general calm” had been restored on the volatile border after a rare burst of fighting between Israel and Hezbollah sparked fears of an escalation and prompted concern from world powers.

In a statement, the head of the UN’s Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) said the “serious incident” that violated the resolution ending the 2006 conflict was over for the time being, but urged both sides to exercise restraint to prevent further escalation of violence.

UN chief Antonio Guterres also called on Israel and the Iran-backed Hezbollah to show “maximum restraint,” saying in a statement Sunday that he was “seriously concerned” by the recent exchange of fire along the border. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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