Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

March 9, 2000
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Lebanon would not guarantee security for northern Israel until Israel returns the Golan Heights to Syria and solves the Palestinian refugee problem, according to the president of Lebanon. Reacting to an Israeli Cabinet decision this week to withdraw from southern Lebanon with or without an agreement with Syria, President Emile Lahoud said, “Lebanon is not ready to guarantee the comfort of Israel by performing the role that Israel itself has failed to perform since invading Lebanon in 1982.”

Recommended from JTA