Calls for the disbanding and disarmament of all Lebanese and non-Lebanese militias;
Requests that the Secretary-General report to the Security Council within thirty days on the implementation by the parties of this resolution.
"The European Union reiterates the importance it attaches to the Lebanese government extending its authority to the entire national territory and encourages it to continue the dialogue … with a view to the disarmament of Lebanese and non-Lebanese militias."
"with concern the suggestion that there have been movements of arms and people into Lebanese territory and … condemns the continued terrorist attacks in Lebanon, which have resulted in the death or injury of scores of Lebanese citizens … as part of a deliberate strategy to destabilize the country and to intimidate the Lebanese people."
Lebanese guerrillas have captured two Israeli soldiers in a cross-border raid, triggering the first Israeli land incursion into the country since 2000.
Hezbollah captured three Israeli soldiers in 2000. They died during the operation, but four years later, the group was able to exchange their bodies for 430 Palestinians and Lebanese held in Israeli jails.
"The United States has ruled out its soldiers' participating, NATO says it is overstretched, Britain feels its troops are overcommitted and Germany says it is willing to participate only if Hezbollah, the Lebanese militia that it would police, agrees to it, a highly unlikely development."
"They only had one small condition - for the force to be made up of soldiers from another country. The Germans recommended France; the French recommended Egypt, and so on."
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