TitleLetter dated 96/02/03 [i.e. 1997] from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General.
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Refers to letters from Lebanon (S/1997/41 and A/52/63-S/1997/70) and states that any action taken by Israel against southern Lebanon is in response to the acts of organizations, mostly Hezbollah, which use Lebanese territory as their base to launch attacks against Israel.