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14 January 2002
Press Release

Air violation of the Blue Line:
PRSG reiterates calls for cessation of overf1ights

Air violations of the Blue Line continue after a lull of 10 days:
PRSG reiterates call for their cessation

Beirut, 14 January 2002 (UN Information Centre) - On 13 January, the Blue Line was violated by Israeli military jets after 10 days with no air violations. The three violations that took place yesterday involved 9 Israeli jets.

The Personal Representative of the Secretary-General for southern Lebanon (PRSG), Mr. Staffan de Mistura, notes with regret that air violations have resumed after this lull and calls upon the Israeli authorities to cease such air violations of the Blue Line.

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