Press Release


31 August 2023

  • Naqoura, 31 August 2023: The United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2695 (2023) today, extending UNIFIL’s peacekeeping mandate for another year. The new resolution reaffirms UNIFIL’s mandate under resolution 1701 (2006) and subsequent resolutions.
Photo: © Nadine Abi Zeid Daou, UNIC/RCO Lebanon

The resolution reaffirms UNIFIL's authorization to conduct its operations independently while continuing to coordinate with the Government of Lebanon, in respect to Lebanese sovereigntyز


The ultimate goal under resolution 2695, as under resolution 1701, remains a permanent ceasefire and long-term solution to the conflict.



Dany Ghafary

Dany Ghafary

Public Information Officer

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