Resources and Articles by Dan Gillerman
(Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations)
July 14, 2006:
Statement to the U.N. Security Council by Ambassador Dan Gillerman, Permanent Representative of Israel
In Ambassador Dan Gillermans' address to the UN Security Council, he outlines the dimensions of the conflict with Lebanon: Hizballah's kidnapping of two IDF soldiers from within Israel's sovereign borders constitutes a casus belli. Israel holds the Lebanese authorities responsible for harboring a militant terrorist group like Hizballah, yet Israel recognizes that Hizballah is a proxy of Syrian and Iranian interests which do not include the promotion of prosperity and growth in Lebanon.