Ban presses for ceasefire in Lebanon

After visiting South Lebanon, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced hope for peace between Israel and Hezbollah.

Responding to questions at a press conference in Naqoura, Mr. Ban said both Israel and Lebanon showed interested in this goal. “It is important that the current cessation of hostilities could be transferred and developed into a permanent ceasefire. I know that Lebanese Government is very much interested.”


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