Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Asia/Middle East Regional Director, Ms Izumi Nakamitsu visited United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) over the period 17 and 18 January 2014.
Ms Nakamitsu was greeted on arrival by the Head of Mission / Force Commander UNDOF, Lieutenant General Gen Iqbal Singh Singha. Over the two day visit she was briefed on developments in the mission since her last visit to UNDOF in May 2013.
Ms Nakamitsu participated in a line tour of selected UNTSO and UNDOF positions in the UNDOF area of operations including OP 51, OP 52 and Position 22.
On completion of the briefs on Saturday 18 January, Ms Nakamitsu travelled to Lebanon to visit the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon.