Iran pressing Hezbollah to attack Israel, Gallant tells UN

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iran is pressing its proxy group to attack Israel along its northern border, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant told the United Nations Secretary-General as he urged him to ensure that the organization’s peacekeeping force is empowered to monitor the situation.

‘The potential for escalation on the northern border is increasing following a blatant violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty’ by Hezbollah’s military build-up,’ Gallant said.

‘The UN must urgently intervene to reduce tensions by strengthening the freedom of movement of UN Interim Force in Lebanon in the region, and implementing its mandate on the northern border,’ Gallant told Guterres…”

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