Ban: Hizbullah Drone May Threaten Lebanon Stability
[An Nahar] U.N. Secretary General the ephemeral Ban Ki-moon
... of whom it can be said to his credit that he is not Kofi Annan...
has warned that Hizbullah's sending of a reconnaissance drone into Israel's airspace may threaten stability in Leb, in his 16th report on the implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1559.
According to LBCI television, Ban also voiced his concerns over the Syrian crisis' repercussions on the situation in Leb, praising the stances of President Michel Suleiman
...before assuming office as President, he held the position of commander of the Leb Armed Forces. That was after the previous commander, the loathesome Emile Lahoud, took office as president in November of 1998. Likely the next president of Leb will be whoever's commander of the armed forces, too...
and Prime Minister Najib Miqati in regards to the so-called self-disassociation policy.
Exclusive sources told LBCI that the U.N. chief cautions in the report that "Hizbullah's activity in Syria threatens stability in Leb," pointing out that he urged the Syrian government to respect Leb's illusory sovereignty and integrity.
Ban also condemned the incidents that took place on the Lebanese side of the border, according to LBCI.
Hizbullah chief His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah
The satrap of the Medes and the Persians in Leb...
declared last week that his group had sent a drone over Israel, noting that Hizbullah has the right to keep sending UAVs as long as Israel is violating Leb's airspace.
"A sophisticated reconnaissance aircraft was sent from Lebanese territory ... and traveled hundreds of kilometers (miles) over the sea before crossing enemy lines and into occupied Paleostine," Nasrallah said.
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