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Hizbollah Fires asIsrael Invades Lebanese Airspace

UN Envoy Urges End To Israeli Flights Over Lebanese Airspace, Hizbollah Anti-Aircraft Fire

The United Nations envoy for southern Lebanon today strongly deplored several overflights by Israeli aircraft in Lebanese airspace, which were followed by anti-aircraft fire from the Lebanese side of the line of withdrawal.

Staffan de Mistura, the Personal Representative of Secretary-General Kofi Annan for Southern Lebanon, called on the Israeli authorities to stop the air violations of the so-called Blue Line and Hizbollah to end its "ensuing and dangerous" anti-aircraft fire.

In a statement released in Beirut, he reminded all parties of their obligation "to refrain from all violations of the Blue Line in accordance with the relevant Security Council resolutions."

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