Resolution 1701 also called for the immediate and unconditional release of the Israeli hostages as well as the disarmament of Hizbullah, not just the closing of the Syrian border to further arms acquisitions.
Syria's al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers (AP)
from the article: UN report: Lebanon-Syria border completely porous
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