Israel calls Hezbollah a 'main threat'

Feb. 5, 2002 at 6:12 PM
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UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer on Tuesday asked Secretary-General Kofi Annan for the United Nations to increase pressure on Hezbollah in Lebanon. Ben-Eliezer said he sought the help because the once-small Syrian and Iranian-backed organization has grown into "one of the main threats of today."

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