Lebanon News

Israel to withdraw from northern Ghajar - report

BEIRUT: Israel will withdraw from the Lebanese side of the border village of Ghajar this month; diplomatic sources told An-Nahar newspaper Thursday. The sources said all sides have made the final arrangements for the Israeli pullout from the northern part of Ghajar. A tripartite meeting was held last month between officials from the Lebanese army, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and Israeli military representatives at a UN base near the area of Ras al-Naqoura. The issue of Ghajar was discussed during the meeting, UNIFIL spokeswoman Yasmina Bouziane said. - The Daily Star





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