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  Tishrei 9, 5772 , 07/10/11

UN Envoy: UN Institutes in Lebanon Threatened

Lebanon’s envoy to the United Nations, Michael Williams, said Thursday that Lebanese authorities had warned him against threats that were made to UN institutions in his country.

“There were some credible reports that were shared with us, the UN, by the Lebanese army itself of potential threats” in past weeks, Williams was quoted by AFP as having told a press conference at UN headquarters. He did not provide any further details.

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