Daily Archives: August 16, 2006
In the meantime, Israel has begun to coordinate the handover of southern Lebanon to UNIFIL and the Lebanese army, and a three-way coordination meeting was already held yesterday at UNIFIL headquarters in Nakoura.
Hizbullah guerrillas are expected to hamper the deployment of the Lebanese army in the south. IDF intelligence assessments expect Hizbullah to try to renew its activities in southern Lebanon, starting with civilian affairs.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, in an address given on Monday in the Knesset, predicted further warfare is to be expected in the future.