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Greece worried about rising tensions on Lebanese-Israeli border

June 8, 2024 at 3:06 pm

Smoke billows after an Israeli strike on the southern Lebanese border 06 on April , 2024 [KAWNAT HAJU/AFP via Getty Images]

Greece on Saturday expressed concern about rising tensions on the Lebanese-Israeli border, Anadolu Agency reports.

“Greece is profoundly worried by the growing tensions at the border between Israel and Lebanon,” said the Foreign Ministry on X.

Urging all parties to the conflict to focus on de-escalation to end the hostilities in line with UNSC resolution 1701, the ministry warned: “Our region cannot afford another war.

Tension has flared along the border between Lebanon and Israel amid intermittent exchanges of fire between Israeli forces and Hezbollah, in the deadliest clashes since the two sides fought a full-scale war in 2006.

The border tension comes amid an Israeli military onslaught in the Gaza Strip that has killed over 36,700 people since Oct. 7.

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