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UNITED NATIONS
INFORMATION CENTRE

19 November 2001
Press Release

Air violations of the Blue Line:
PRSG reiterates calls for halt to overflights


Beirut, 19 November 2001 (UN Information Centre) - The Personal Representative of the Secretary-General for southern Lebanon (PRSG), Mr. Staffan de Mistura, has noted with concern that a further 3 air violations, consisting of 2 Israeli jets and six drones, took place across the Blue Line and into Lebanese airspace on 18 November.

In this connection, the PRSG reiterates his call upon the Israeli authorities to cease such violations and to fully respect the Blue Line.

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