‚Lebanon blocks UN statement on terror attacks‘

20.08.2011                      20.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Ekew

UN-Sicherheitsrat:

'Lebanon blocks UN statement on terror attacks'

Prosor says thwarting of statement shows some member states biased against Jewish state; Lebanon demands Israeli response included.

Lebanon threatened to use its veto in the Security Council on Friday thwarting the passage of a resolution condemning the terror attacks in southern Israel which left eight Israelis dead.
Beirut demanded that the statement drafted by the Israeli delegation be amended to include criticism of Israel’s retaliatory air strikes on Gaza that killed seven Palestinians including the leader of a militant group….