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2 January 2002
Press Release

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


Beirut, 2 January 2002 (UN Information Centre) - The Personal Representative of the Secretary-General for southern Lebanon (PRSG), Mr. Staffan de Mistura, has noted with great concern that 7 Israeli air violations, consisting of 15 jets, took place across the Blue Line and into Lebanese airspace on 31 December .

The PRSG reiterates again his call upon the Israeli authorities to cease such violations and to fully respect the Blue Line.

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