According to the Lebanese National News Agency, on January 28, Prime Minister Diab of the Lebanese caretaker
Government met with the UNIFIL Commander
Del Kohl condemning Israel’s frequent violations of Lebanese sovereignty, the abduction of Lebanese herdsmen and the
illegal confiscation of Lebanese farmers’ livestock, and demanded that Israel stop its bad practices.
The day before, Lebanese Defense Minister Akkar called del Kohl to condemn Israel’s recent frequent violations of
Lebanon’s land, sea and air borders, and stressed the need to investigate Israel’s frequent attacks on Lebanese farmers.
It is reported that on the 12th of this month, a UNIFIL spokesman said that the Israeli military took a
Lebanese shepherd to Israel near the Blue Line on the southern Lebanese border on that day.
UNIFIL is contacting relevant parties to promote the release of shepherds as soon as possible.