British Ambassador Collard visits UNIFIL and tours the Blue Line


British Ambassador to Lebanon Ian Collard and British Embassy’s Defense Attaché Lt. Col Lee Saunders have visited UNIFIL’s headquarters in Naqoura, the Mission’s area of operations and the Blue Line.

The British Embassy said in a statement that Ambassador Collard was briefed on UNIFIL’s crucial work especially along the Blue Line, and the challenges faced at the current time. "Ambassador Collard was also briefed on how the Lebanese Armed Forces are working to maintain stability in South Lebanon."

UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Aroldo Lázaro received Ambassador Collard in his office and discussed issues relating to UNIFIL’s operations, the statement added.