Skip to comments.Olmert urgently requests German troops for peace keeping in Lebanon. Germany reluctant.
Posted on 08/04/2006 10:11:57 PM PDT by Tangaray
Bush und Annan erörtern Möglichkeiten für Libanon-Resolution / Olmert erneuert Bitte US-Präsident Bush und UNO-Generalsekretär Annan haben die Lage im Nahen Osten erörtert. In dem Telefonat sei auch über diplomatische Bemühungen zur Beilegung der Krise zwischen Israel und der Hisbollah-Miliz im Libanion gesprochen worden, teilte ein Regierungsvertreter in Washington mit. Details nannte er nicht. - In einer Erklärung der UNO hatte es zuvor geheißen, Annan sei verärgert über die Langsamkeit der Verhandlungen über eine gemeinsame Entschließung im Sicherheitsrat zu dem Konflikt. Israels Ministerpräsident Olmert bekräftigte in der Zeitung 'Welt am Sonntag', er wolle Deutschland notfalls ausdrücklich bitten, an einer UNO-Friedenstruppe im Libanon teilzunehmen. - Die Bundesregierung hatte auf diesen Vorstoß zurückhaltend reagiert. - Der Wehrbeauftragte des Bundestags, Robbe, sagte der 'Thüringer Allgemeinen', die Zeit für einen Einsatz deutscher Soldaten in Nahost sei noch nicht reif.
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Saturday, 05. August 2006 06:00 o'clock
Lebanese media announce new Israeli air raids on Beirut
Israel continued its air raids at Beirut at the past night.
According to data of the Lebanese police goals in the southern outlying districts of the capital were bombarded again. There offices and weapon camps of the radical-Islamic Hisbollah militia are according to Israeli data.
Combat helicopters fired at besides goals in the south Lebanese port Tyrus. There in the meantime also ground troops landed, as the press agency Reuters announces. With the air raids again numerous civilians were killed. Thus aluminium-Kaa at the border died to Syria to agency data of at least 25 agricultural workers in the proximity of the city. The radical-Islamic militia fired approximately 200 rockets on north Israel. Some landed in the environment of the city Hadera, which lie nearly 80 kilometers far away from the Lebanese border. Three humans were killed. Because of the Israeli air raids Lebanon is in the meantime cut off of auxiliary supplies on the Landweg to a large extent. Numerous bridges in the north of the country as well as the last road connection to Syria were destroyed.
Bush and Annan discuss possibilities for Lebanon resolution/Olmert renews request
US president Bush and UN Secretary-General Annan discussed the situation in the Near East. In the telephone call also about diplomatic efforts for the settlement of the crisis between Israel and the Hisbollah militia in the dear anion , communicated a government representative in Washington was spoken. It did not call details. - In an explanation of the UN it had meant before, Annan was annoyed about the tardiness of the negotiations about a common resolution in the security council to the conflict. Of Israel Prime Minister Olmert world affirmed on Sunday, it wants Germany if necessary expressly to ask to participate in a UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon in the newspaper. - The Federal Government had reservedly reacted to this raid . - The military assigned of the German Federal Armed Forces, seal, said the 'Thüringer Allgemeinen', the time for an employment of German soldiers in the Middle East is still not ripe.
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From AltaVista's Babel Fish http://babelfish.altavista.com/tr
(I don't know how useful it will be):
Bush and Annan discuss possibilities for Lebanon resolution/Olmert renew request US president Bush and UN Secretary-General Annan the situation in the Near East discussed. In the telephone call also about diplomatic efforts for the settlement of the crisis between Israel and the Hisbollah-militia in the Libanion was spoken, communicated a government representative in Washington. It did not call details. - in an explanation of the UN it had meant before, Annan was annoyed about the tardiness of the negotiations about a common resolution in the security council to the conflict. Of Israel Prime Minister Olmert ' world affirmed on Sunday ', it wants Germany if necessary expressly to ask to participate in a UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon in the newspaper. - the Federal Government had reservedly reacted to this raid. - the militaryassigned of the Bundestag, Robbe, said the ' Thueringer general one ', the time for an employment of German soldiers in the Middle East is not yet ripe.
I'm sure this will end well...
Thanks for the translation, even if it is a machine job, and Germans could probably make some improvements. But you can get the jist!
Olmert is as big a traitor of Israel as The Rapist was of the US.
German radio reports that Germans have reservations because the peace keeping force might have to fire on violators from both sides, should that occur, and they don't want to fire on Israelis for historical reasons.
Now really, when has a "peacekeeping" force fire on anybody? Remember Srebrenica? Massacre of a whole town and the "peacekeepers" cowered in their bunker while ten thousand residents were slaughtered to a man.
The UN force in Bosnia didn't have the mandate to enforce peace keeping. That's why this time it has to be different and that's what they're arguing in the UN right now.
Olmert also doesn't want the french to be main force since they are utterly corrupt and useless. They have too many ties and business dealings to Syria and Iran. The french would be just the same as having the UN there. Chirac is pushing hard to have french troops be the main force there and be the ones who call the shots.
I can understand why he would want the Germans.
The only thing that the Germans might be willing to do...is provide air defense support. And that's it. There won't be a single German in Lebanon...count on that. And the French....forget about them as well. This is why Isreal keeps blasting away....they know that no one is going to step in to stop them.
Doubt that. Germany simply can´t say "no" - for historical reasons.
It would at least be a hell of a better way to 'pay back the debt' than deals, where the old proverb fits: One hand washes the other, both feel dirty. But probably ain't gonna happen.
Don't underestimate the French! Don't forget, they have the Foreign Legion!
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