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UN accepts Shebaa Farms IS Lebanese

July 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The UN has overturned a major Israeli claim. It says the Occupied Shebaa Farms is Lebanese.

America and Israel say the land is Syrian. Lebanon and Syria have always insisted it is Lebanese.

Why does this matter? Because it is about the future of Hizbollah.

If the Shebaa Farms is in Syria, then Israel is not occupying any of Lebanon. And that is important because Hizbollah says it will continue its armed struggle until all of Lebanon is liberated.

So is Lebanon occupied or not?

The UN position has always been ‘no’ – Shebaa is Syrian. But the UN left the door open by saying Syria could put it in writing that the Shebaa is Lebanese, and transfer the territory. At the heart of the problem is that the Lebanese-Syrian border is poorly demarcated.

Now, UN cartographers have looked at the maps and decreed that the Shebaa IS Lebanese, and so Israel DOES still occupy Lebanon.


1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Anonymous // Jul 14, 2007 at 2.54 pm

    Maybe if Syria handed the maps along time ago, this issue would have been dealt with, but instead BASHIR AL-ASSHOLE, sorry al-assad wants to use shebaa farms as a bargining chip to get back the golan heights..

    The only reason Israel is occupying it is it believes it is part of the golan.
    So if syria says ITS LEBANESE, then it should do everything so it can be handed over to Lebanon instead of tying it up with past UN resolutions…

    Dont give me this bullshit about Hizbollah and the shebaa farms, especially when this issue could have been fixed a long time ago..

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