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Zionist Israeli jets violate Lebanese airspace

Six Israeli military aircraft have again penetrated Lebanese airspace and flown over parts of the country in blatant violation of a UN Security Council resolution.

The Zionist  Israeli warplanes flew over the border village of Kfar Kila, located 96 kilometers (59 miles) south of the capital Beirut, at 10:05 a.m. (0705 GMT) on Monday and conducted several unwarranted flights over areas in southern Lebanon, said a statement released by the Lebanese military.

The Israeli warplanes left the Lebanese airspace at 11:35 a.m. local time (0835 GMT) while flying over southern sector of the country.

Earlier in the day, two remote-controlled Israeli drones infringed upon the Lebanese airspace and carried out surveillance fights over the village of al-Naqoura, located 91 kilometers (57 miles) south of Beirut and the southern village of Rmeish.

The aircraft flew over the southern areas of Lebanon at 3:55 p.m. local time (1255 GMT) and 6:05 p.m. local time (1505 GMT) on Monday and left.

Zionist Israel violates Lebanon’s airspace on an almost daily basis, claiming the flights serve surveillance purposes.

Lebanon’s government, the Hezbollah resistance movement, and the UN Interim Force in Lebanon, known as UNIFIL, have repeatedly condemned the overflights, saying they are in clear violation of UN Resolution 1701 and the country’s sovereignty.

UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which brokered a ceasefire in the war Israel launched against Lebanon in 2006, calls on Tel Aviv to respect Beirut’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

In 2009, Lebanon filed a complaint with the United Nations, submitting over 7,000 documents pertaining to Israeli violations of the Lebanese territory.

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