Saturday, August 12, 2006

UN Security Council Adopts Hizbollah-Israeli Resolution

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted Resolution 1701 (2006), which calls for ending the fighting between Hizbollah and Israel. According to the resolution, a permanent ceasefire will be based on the creation of a buffer zone stretching from a UN-drawn Blue Line in southern Lebanon and the Litani River, 12 miles from Israel.

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