Responding to a question by the National News Agency on Monday about the accuracy of WhatsApp messages claiming that UNIFIL is leaving Lebanon and the Beirut Port, UNIFIL Spokesperson Andrea Tenenti said, “As stated in last UN Security Council  resolution extending UNIFIL’s mandate for another year, the UNSC with resolution 2539  has authorized UNIFIL to take temporary and special measures to provide support to Lebanon and its people in the aftermath of the explosions that occurred in the port of Beirut on 4 August 2020.”

He added, “At the moment the Mission is coordinating as well as conducting recce in coordination with the LAF in the area of Beirut.”


Source: National News Agency

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