Lebanon Calls for Cease-Fire Under UN

AP: “In an emotional televised speech, Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora called on the United Nations to broker an immediate cease-fire to end Israel’s land, sea and air offensive against Lebanon.

He also pledged to reassert government authority all over Lebanese territory – suggesting the possibility of deploying the Lebanese army in the south, which Hezbollah effectively controls. That would meet a repeated U.N. and U.S. demand.”

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