Visit of Ambassadors from the European Union to UNIFIL23 June 2020 News
On 18 June 2020, the EU Delegation in Beirut and the UNIFIL command organized a visit by ambassadors from the European Union to the UNIFIL deployment area on the Lebanese-Israeli border. It included a meeting with the military and civilian leadership at UNIFIL headquarters, as well as observation of the so-called "blue line", the line separating the Lebanese and the Israeli army at the end of the hostilities in 1978. The mission's commander Major General Stefano del Cole briefed the guests on peacekeeping in Southern Lebanon, including the current challenges for the mission. The Ambassador of Bulgaria to Lebanon Boyan Belev took part in the visit.