Tensions Rise: Israel Holds Hezbollah and Lebanon Accountable

Israel has announced that Hezbollah, along with Iran and the Beirut government, bears full responsibility for the escalating violence along the Israel-Lebanon border. Government spokesperson David Mencer stated that Israel is prepared to take measures, diplomatic or otherwise, to restore security in the region.

Reuters | Jerusalem | Updated: 13-06-2024 18:15 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 18:15 IST
Tensions Rise: Israel Holds Hezbollah and Lebanon Accountable
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Israel said on Thursday that Hezbollah, its Iranian patron and the Beirut government bore "full responsibility" for spiralling violence across the Israel-Lebanon border, and hinted that escalation could be in the works.

"Lebanon and Hezbollah, under the guidance of Iran, bear full responsibility for the deterioration of the security situation in the north," government spokesperson David Mencer said. "Whether through diplomatic efforts - or otherwise - Israel will restore security on our northern border." (Writing by Dan Williams)

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