"Each tunnel is different from the other, some were carved into the rock, others are made of concrete, some go down into our territory, others rise up."
Even verification of the existence of the cross-border attack tunnels infiltrating Israeli territory -- a direction violation -- was insufficient.
"If Hezbollah will have the arrogance to attack Israel, we will bury it in the rubble of Lebanon."
PM-designate Hariri said the international community must "curb this escalation in the interest in the respect for the Blue Line and the full implementation of Resolution 1701."
"The time has come for the Security Council to act using all means against the Hezbollah terror infrastructure."
Israel demands that both UNIFIL and the Lebanese government respond to the fact that Hezbollah violated Resolution 1701 with its tunnels.
The tunnel, like the first three, has been booby-trapped by the IDF and anyone entering it on the Lebanese side risks his life.
"I estimate that Hezbollah understands that we are well prepared for any attempt on its part to respond."
Salvini, nicknamed Il Capitano (The Captain) by his fans, began his stint in government with an attack on Tunisia, which he claimed is sending only convicts to Italy.
On Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to the Za'tara appointment saying, "This is unacceptable and therefore will not take place, of that I am convinced."
The Americans distinguish between Lebanon and Hezbollah, which is why they agreed on sanctions against the terror organization.
Like the previous terror tunnels that have been found on the Northern border, this one has also been booby-trapped by the IDF.
Israel's response to a Hezbollah offensive, the spokesman warned, would target the southern Beirut suburbs of Dahieh, a Hezbollah stronghold that was attacked by Israel during the 2006 war.
It's also the sound that helped the IDF catch them before any Israeli civilians were killed, as Hezbollah intended.
"Has the time not come for you to ask for a clear answer? Do you feel safe, knowing that your homes are located above gunpowder barrels?"
Israel has said it will strike Hezbollah in Lebanese territory if it does not cease its production of precision-guided missiles.
Israel may preparing the foundations for a preventive strike against the terror group which has amassed an estimated 150,000 rockets at Israel's border.
The IDF booby-trapped the tunnel, and if any Hezbollah terrorists enter it, they will be killed.
The Lebanese have claimed that the IDF crossed the Blue Line on the border on Friday, a claim denied by both the IDF and UNIFIL.
Netanyahu asked the ambassadors to condemn the violation of Israeli sovereignty; they toured the area of the exposed tunnel.
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While the operation has gotten off to a smooth start, the officer warned that the situation remains fragile.
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A senior IDF officer also warned the tunnel exposed outside Metullah was to be used by Hezbollah to cut the town off from the rest of the country.
So far, IDF forces appear to have stuck to the Israeli side of the blue line, but it is conceivable that they'd be cutting in and out of Lebanese territory in their pursuit of Hezbollah tunnels.
"The Lebanese government must abide by its international commitments and fully implement the ... Security Council resolutions."