BEIRUT, Lebanon

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Tuesday called upon the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) to investigate reasons for the violation of Lebanon’s territorial waters for about seven hours by a Greek oil exploration vessel which operates for the Israeli Army.

Aoun made this call during his meeting with UNIFIL commander Maj. Gen. Stefano Del Col in the presidential palace.

The Lebanese presidency statement came following the meeting which stressed that “Lebanon rejects any violation of its legitimate rights within its territorial waters,” considering that “Israeli naval violations of Lebanese sovereignty are no less dangerous than land and

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