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20 December 2001
Press Release

Air violation of the Blue Line:
PRSG reiterates call for halt to overflights


Beirut, 20 December 2001 (UN Information Centre) - The Blue Line and Lebanese airspace were violated yesterday by one Israeli military jet.

It should be recalled that even one air violation is a negative development and cannot be ignored.

In this connection, the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General for southern Lebanon (PRSG) Mr. Staffan de Mistura, again calls upon the Israeli authorities to cease such air violations and to fully respect the Blue Line.

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