Irish Prime Minister Leo Eric Varadkar on Friday visited UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura and the main base of his Country’s contingent operating within UNIFIL in the southern town of Tairi.
Upon arrival, Premier Varadkar was greeted by UNIFIL General Commander Michael Beary.
The Irish PM laid a wreath on the memorial statue to commemorate more than 300 UNIFIL peacekeepers- 47 of whom were from Ireland- who had fallen in duty in southern Lebanon.
Major General Beary briefed Varadkar and his accompanying delegation on UNIFIL’s decisive work with the concerned sides which resulted in 11 years of unprecedented calm and stability in southern Lebanon.
Later, Premier Varadkar visited the base of his country’s contingent operating within UNIFIL in the town of Tairi.
Source: National News Agency