US envoy warns Israel-Hezbollah escalation inevitable

YnetNews.com reports: “Amos Hochstein, U.S. President Joe Biden’s special Mideast envoy said escalating violence across the Israel-Lebanon border was inevitable if a diplomatic solution was not reached, Lebanon’s Al-Jadeed newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Hochstein met with Lebanon’s Shiite Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri to discuss the urgent need for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis while in Israel sirens warned of a drone attack on the Western Galilee, ending 60 hours of relative calm.

‘The situation on the border between Israel and Lebanon is dangerous. Civilians are being harmed, and their property is being damaged n. Calm at the border would allow residents to return to southern Lebanon and northern Israel.’

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hadath television quoted an ‘Israeli military official’ who said that ‘IDF’s conduct on the northern front is mostly defensive’…”

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