Ibrahim meets Portolano, confirms full commitment to Resolution 1701

FEBRUARY 6, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The Director General of the General Security, Major General Abbas Ibrahim, and UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano, met on Friday at the headquarters of the international force in Naqoura.

In the wake of the meeting, Portolano thanked Ibrahim for his visit, and highly appreciated the role played by the Lebanese amid the prevailing situation at the local and regional levels.

“We are comfortable with the situation and our communication with all parties. We have emphasized the need to comply to Resolution 1701”, Portolano said as touching on the security situation in South Lebanon.

In turn, Major General Ibrahim praised the “great role played by Gen. Portolano and UNIFIL’s efforts to maintain security.”

Touching on International Security

Council resolution 1701, Ibrahim said, “I represent the Lebanese state which fully adheres to this decision.”